Senior Agent Jim Robyn Bennet Matkin

Senior Agent Jim Robyn Bennet Matkin

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Louisiana

End of Watch Wednesday, March 2, 2005

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Jim Robyn Bennet Matkin

Senior Agent Jim Matkin was killed in an automobile accident while on-duty.

He was patrolling Highway 565, near Wildsville, when his vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree shortly before 5:00 am. Agent Matkin was killed instantly in the collision. A passerby discovered the accident and reported it to the Concordia Parish Sheriff's Office.

Agent Matkin had served with the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries for six years and was assigned to the Enforcement Division's Statewide Strike Force. He is survived by his stepson, parents, and two sisters.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash

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Was thinking about you tonight Big were a kind gentle man. I was a freshman football player and you were a junior at the time, but you treated me like a brother. We became good friends. Love you man.

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