Wildlife Officer Jimmy Thompson

Wildlife Officer Jimmy Thompson

Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, June 25, 1968

Jimmy Thompson

Officer Thompson was electrocuted while working on an airboat.

Officer Thompson had served with the agency for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Today, FWC Class 33 honored Officer Thompson’s dedication to conservation law enforcement and the state of Florida by participating in a memorial workout. His bravery, commitment to service and sacrifice continues to inspire FWC recruit classes, nearly 50 years later. Our thoughts are with the Thompson family and his legacy will always live on as we come together to reflect upon his service every year.

FWC Recruit Class Thirty Three
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
June 22, 2017

Recruit Michael Oldsen

June 22, 2017

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