Sheriff Milo "Mike" Lewis

Photo of Sheriff Milo "Mike" Lewis
End of Watch: Wed, Oct 11th, 1967
Date of Incident: Wed, Oct 11th, 1967
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 50


Sheriff Lewis was shot and killed by a prisoner who had a gun smuggled into the jail. Sheriff Lewis tried to disarm the suspect but was shot several times.

The suspect escaped but was caught, convicted and sentenced to life in prison. He was paroled in 1992.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Pulaski County Sheriff's Office Patch
110 Meridian Street
Winamac, Indiana 46996
(800) 283-3341


There is 1 tribute for Sheriff Milo "Mike" Lewis.

Sheriff Milo "Mike" Lewis
Left by Donna Easley Rogler on Friday, March 9th, 2018

My grandmother, Laura Harding, was a friend of Sheriff Mike Lewis. We went to his house several times. He was such a great guy. I remember reporting on his killing in my social studies class. Today"s services for Boone County Deputy Jake Pickette brought all of this back.