Montana Law Enforcement Museum

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

Game Warden Roy Thompson

Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife, & Parks

Department Patch

Game Warden Roy Thompson was killed in a motorcycle accident while assigned to Missoula, Montana. He was test-driving a new off-road motorcycle for a new program intended for patrolling mountain trails. Warden Thompson was unfamiliar with the controls on the motorcycle and accidentally caused it to accelerate, causing it to drive off of a cliff.

End of Watch:
August 19, 1957