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May. 16, 1921
Caucasian Male / 56 yrs. of age
Okmulgee Police Dept.
Homicide - Gun
On The Job:
Bio: Not Available
Fatal Incident Summary
Mon. May. 16, 1921
Officer Burden was shot and killed while responding to a robbery in progress in a residential area. Officer Burden and his partner arrived as the two suspects were fleeing the scene. During the ensuing shootout Officer Burden was mortally wounded and his partner was also wounded. Officer Burden succumbed to his wounds en route to the hospital.
Officer Burden had served with the agency for 23 years. He was survived by his wife and six children.