Montana Law Enforcement Museum

212 E. Broadway
Philipsburg, MT 59858
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Police Officer Patrick Roy Kramer

West Yellowstone Police Department

Department Patch

Officer Patrick Kramer was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 20 while responding to the scene of a traffic accident. He was attempting to pass two vehicles when his department SUV struck a sheet of ice and went out of control. The vehicle flipped over and landed on its roof. Officer Kramer was a US Army veteran and had served with the West Yellowstone Police Department for just over 2 years. His 3-year-old daughter, parents, two sisters, and his grandmother survive him.

End of Watch:
October 22, 2006
On the Force:
2 years