Montana Law Enforcement Museum

212 E. Broadway
Philipsburg, MT 59858
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Policeman Fred Parlin

Butte Police Department

Department Patch

Policeman Parlin was shot and killed while investigating shots being fired.
Policeman Parlin was walking his beat when he heard a gunshot from a alley. When he went to investigate, he heard an argument inside a house. As Policeman Parlin opened the door to the house, he was shot once in the head. Policeman Parlin had served with the Butte Police Department for one year and was survived by his wife and child.

End of Watch:
March 18, 1896
On the Force:
1 years