Critically wounded trooper's first assignment was Havre
March 19, 2019
Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer, who was shot in the line of duty when he discovered a vehicle belonging to a suspect involved in a shooting at the Evaro Bar and Casino in Missoula, has close ties to the Hi-Line.
Palmer, who is currently in a Salt Lake City hospital where he remains in critical condition, had his first Highway Patrol assignment in Havre.
Palmer started with MHP in 2012.
State Department of Justice Deputy Communications Director Anastasia Burton said Palmer was "sworn in on Feb. 3, 2012, and completed his field training assignment before reporting to Havre. H...