Deputy Sheriff Robert Hugh Milligan

Deputy Sheriff Robert Hugh Milligan

Broward County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, August 12, 1978

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Robert Hugh Milligan

Deputy Sheriff Robert Milligan was shot after attempting to serve an eviction notice on a mental subject at an apartment at 4042 NW 16th Street and Lauderhill. He died from his wounds three days later.

The 32-year- old suspect was found not guilty by reason of insanity and committed in a mental institution.

Deputy Milligan had served with the Broward County Sheriff's Office for two years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, August 9, 1978
  • Weapon Handgun; .25 caliber
  • Offender Committed

EDP, eviction

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