Chief of Police Peter Holt

Chief of Police Peter Holt

Livingston Police Department, Montana

End of Watch Wednesday, August 21, 1929

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Peter Holt

Chief of Police Peter Holt and Police Officer Martin Zollman were shot and killed in the police station by a man who became enraged when they told him to forget about 50 cents he said his boss owed him. Two firemen overpowered the suspect and took him into custody.

The suspect was convicted of both murders and sentenced to death. He was executed by hanging on November 6th, 1929.

Bio

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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1929

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Chief Holt,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you to you and your Officer who was also killed in that incident for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Livingston.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 21, 2019

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