Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, MN

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division

Game Warden Melvin A. Holt

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, MN

EOW: Friday, July 12, 1940

Cause: Gunfire

Game Warden John Linklater

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, MN

EOW: Saturday, July 8, 1933

Cause: Drowned

Game Warden Joseph Twaddle

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, MN

EOW: Friday, April 25, 1930

Cause: Struck by train

Game Warden August Olson

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, MN

EOW: Sunday, March 19, 1922

Cause: Duty related illness

Game Warden Charles Wetsel

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, MN

EOW: Friday, October 1, 1897

Cause: Stabbed

Total Line of Duty Deaths: 16

  • Aircraft accident 2
  • Automobile crash 1
  • Drowned 2
  • Duty related illness 1
  • Gunfire 4
  • Heart attack 1
  • Motorcycle crash 1
  • Stabbed 1
  • Struck by train 3

By Month

  • January 1
  • February 1
  • March 2
  • April 2
  • May 3
  • June 1
  • July 4
  • September 1
  • October 1

By Gender

  • Male 16
  • Female 0