Police Officer Hoska Thompson

Police Officer Hoska Thompson

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Thursday, October 20, 1949

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Hoska Thompson

Police Officer Hoska Thompson died of exposure while serving civil papers in the area of Sawmill, Arizona, on October 20th, 1949.

His body was found in the wooded area of Sawmill Road the following day.


  • Age 60
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Hypothermia
  • Location Arizona

civil papers

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Officer Thompson,
On today, the 69th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of the Navajo Tribe. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 20, 2018

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