Night Watch Officer Christian Anton Madison

Night Watch Officer Christian Anton Madison

Stanley Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, August 19, 1922

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Christian Anton Madison

Officer Madison was shot and killed while investigating a disturbance at a local hotel. Upon Officer Madison's arrival he discovered the suspect had left. He pursued the suspect and when he caught him a struggle ensued. The suspect was able to gain control of Officer Madison's weapon and shot him.

Three months later the 45-year-old suspect was found guilty of second degree murder and sentenced to 20 years.

Officer Madision was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 60
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years

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Officer Madison,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Stanley.


United States Border Patrol

August 19, 2022

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