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“Fallen But Not Forgotten”


6 FALLEN OFFICERS FOUND IN MT


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Alex M. Mavity


EOW: 02/14/1989

Detective Alex Mavity of the Billings, Montana Police Department was shot and killed by a parolee who had been arrested for a parole violation. The...

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John Robinson


EOW: 03/08/1908

Deputy Warden John Robinson was stabbed to death during an escape attempt. He had escorted two prisoners to the Warden's office to answer for some...

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Theodore Rothe


EOW: 04/16/1959

Deputy Warden Theodore Rothe was shot and killed during a 35-hour convict rebellion in which 16 guards were taken hostage. The ring leader of the c...

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Frank Russell


EOW: 01/22/1938

Guard Frank Russell was accidentally shot and killed in Deer Lodge. On the morning of January 22 Guard Russell was proceeding to his duty station ...

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Sonja Ryan


EOW: 11/16/2007

On November 16, 2007 a bus that was used to transport prison employees struck a deer and overturned. Ms. Ryan died from head and neck trauma, and a...

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Richard Wallace


EOW: 12/30/1985

Officer Wallace was killed when a propane tank exploded in a new Department of Corrections administration building that was under construction.

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