Montana Law Enforcement Museum

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

Policeman Fred Stevens

Havre Police Department

Department Patch

Policeman Stevens was shot and killed in the line of duty. The following month the same suspect shot and killed Sheriff Harry Harris of the St. Croix County, Wisconsin, Sheriff's Office. On January 1, 1905, a 26-year-old man convicted of murdering the mayor of Thompson, Illinois, on September 16, 1904 was identified as the killer of Sheriff Harris. The mayor was shot and killed by the suspect as he assisted the local constable in arresting him for robbing a saloon. The suspect was sentenced to life in Joliet Penitentiary where he later died.

End of Watch:
May 25, 1904