July 20 2019
MILWAUKIE, Oregon - The Milwaukie Police Officer involved in Saturday nights shooting is Officer Daniel Duke. Officer Duke was a police officer for seven years for the City of Rathdrum Police Department in Idaho, prior to his move to Oregon and employment with the Milwaukie Police Department.
While a police officer with the City of Rathdrum Police Department, Officer Duke was assigned to patrol, served as a School Resource Officer, was a Breath Testing Specialist, Field Training Officer, and Detective.
Officer Duke has been with the Milwaukie Police Department for 11 months and has met all State requirements for certification in Oregon. Officer Duke is currently assigned to patrol on graveyard shift.
Officer Duke is home with his family recovering from the gunshot wounds to his left leg. While he is very sore, he is able to get around with the use of crutches. Officer Duke is expected to recover fully and is in good spirits.
Officer Duke is currently on administrative leave while the shooting is being investigated by the Clackamas County Major Crimes Team. This is an ongoing investigation and additional information will be released when it becomes available.