Policeman Enos Nelson

Policeman Enos Nelson

Billings Police Department, Montana

End of Watch Sunday, December 16, 1917

Enos Nelson

Policeman Enos Nelson was shot and killed after responding to a report of a man with a gun in a bar.

When Patrolman Nelson arrived at the bar, he discovered the male had left. Policeman Nelson exited the back door of the bar and was shot and killed by the suspect, who was hiding behind a fence.

The suspect was later apprehended after a shootout and hanged.

Policeman Nelson was survived by his father, mother, five
brothers and one sister.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are honored and remembered today the 100th anniversary of your EOW. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 16, 2017

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