Dnr Patrol Boat To Be Dedicated To Fallen Conservation Officer At Annual Police Memorial Service.
Michigan – -(Ammoland.com)- As part of the Muskegon County Police Memorial Service Wednesday, May 18, a Department of Natural Resources’ SAFE (Secure All-around Flotation Equipped) boat will be dedicated to fallen Game, Fish and Forestry Deputy Warden Julius Salomonson who died in 1908. Michigan wardens were counterparts to today’s conservation officers.
The memorial service begins at 6:30 p.m. in front of “The Protectors” statue at the Muskegon County Hall of Justice located at 990 Terrace St. in Muskegon. The public is encouraged to attend.
“Deputy Warden Salomonson was committed to protecting Michigan’s natural resources and its citizens,” said Lt. Gerald Thayer of the DNR. “It’s a privilege to honor his memory by dedicating our SAFE boat to a man who lost his life while serving this state.”
The deputy warden, his brother Martin Salomonson and Deputy Sheriff J. C. Hazeltine died Nov. 15, 1908, on White Lake in Muskegon County while trying to apprehend violators illegally netting fish.
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