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May 1, 2017

Statement from Attorney General Miller on Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Deputies

Deputy Mark Burbridge killed, Deputy Pat Morgan injured in senseless shooting

DES MOINES – Attorney General Tom Miller today released the following statement after learning of the deadly shooting that took the life of Pottawattamie County Sheriff’s Deputy Mark Burbridge and injured Deputy Pat Morgan:

“I join Iowans in extending my deepest condolences to Deputy Mark Burbridge’s family, his law enforcement colleagues, and his friends, all of whom are dealing with the senseless shooting death of Deputy Burbridge. I also extend my thoughts and prayers to those close to Deputy Pat Morgan, who was wounded.

“Both deputies put their lives on the line to protect and serve us all, and Deputy Burbridge paid the ultimate sacrifice to keep us safe. We are indebted to both of these men for their bravery and service.”

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