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Photograph: Constable Edgar Millen

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Constable Edgar Millen
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

End of Watch: Saturday, January 30, 1932

Biographical Info
Age: 30
Tour of Duty: 12 years
Badge Number: 9669

Incident Details
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Saturday, January 30, 1932
Incident Location: Northwest Territories
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Shot and killed

Constable Edgar Millen was shot and killed while attempting to apprehend a wanted man in Northwest Territories. The suspect also badly wounded a constable who attempted to question him. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers two weeks later.

The suspect was captured with the assistance of an experienced bush pilot who also assisted with capturing the murderer of Constable William Nixon of the Edmonton Police Department.

The case is referred to the Mad Trapper of Rat River.

Constable Millen is buried in Beechmont Cemetery in Edmonton.

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