Montana Law Enforcement Museum

212 E. Broadway
Philipsburg, MT 59858
(406) 859-6536

Line of Duty Deaths

1970s Losses

There are 6 line of duty deaths from the 1970s we have listed on the Montana Law Enforcement Museum web site.

Game Warden Delbert E. Bloom

End of Watch: June 2, 1979

Game Warden Bloom was killed in an airplane crash.

Patrolman Michael M. Ren

End of Watch: April 8, 1978

Patrolman Ren was shot and killed during a traffic stop while assisting a Lincoln Co Deputy Sheriff.

Sergeant Donald E. Gregory

End of Watch: January 27, 1976

Sergeant Gregory was accidentally shot and killed by another officer.

Chief of Police Don Richard Williams

End of Watch: January 7, 1974

Chief of Police Williams was shot and killed after responding to a domestic disturbance.

Game Warden Eugene Sara

End of Watch: January 7, 1974

Game Warden Sara was shot and killed while providing back-up to COP Williams on a domestic disturbance.

Patrolman Richard E. Hedstrom

End of Watch: July 19, 1973

Patrolman Hedstrom was stuck and killed by a drunk driver.