Montana Law Enforcement Museum

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

Town Marshal Leslie A. Green

Columbia Falls Police Department

Department Patch

Marshal Green was shot and killed near Cedar Lake by a man he attempted to question about a cabin fire. The suspect was captured by a posse a short time later and charged with arson and Marshal Green's murder. The suspect was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on February 15, 1938. His wife, daughter, and three sons survived him.

End of Watch:
October 2, 1937