Corporal Benjamin T. Newman

Corporal Benjamin T. Newman

Idaho State Police, Idaho

End of Watch Saturday, March 3, 1962

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Benjamin T. Newman

Corporal Newman suffered a fatal heart attack after helping a couple push their car out of a large snow drift. He had been working around the clock assisting motorists with stalled cars on State Highway 33 following a major snow storm.
Corporal Newman had been with the agency for 14 years.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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I remember seeing Corporal Newman in Rexburg, Idaho when I was 8 years old. I told myself I want to be a State Police Officer when I grow up. Corporal Newman looked so good in his uniform!! He emulated a command presents!!

I joined the Idaho State Police and had a Great career! Thank You Corporal Newman it's because of Yo that I did!!!! Bob La Pier

Sergeant Robert F La Pier (Ret)
Idaho State Police

June 2, 2018

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