Montana Law Enforcement Museum

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

Sheriff Cyrus King Wyman

Beaverhead County Sheriff's Department

Department Patch

Sheriff Wyman was shot and killed by a horse thief in Monida. The man was arrested and sentenced to hang for Sheriff Wyman's murder. He was executed on August 26, 1921. Sheriff Wyman had served as sheriff for 4 years and had previously served as a deputy sheriff and as a supervisor for the United States Forest Service. His wife and daughter survived him.

End of Watch:
April 21, 1920
On the Force:
4 years