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  • 301 badges graphic PUBLIC TIMELINE OF TROOPER PALMER’S RETURN TO MONTANA 5/22/19 - 1130 – Press conference at Rice-Eccles stadium in Salt Lake City, UT. (Will be livestreamed via MHP’s Facebook page) 1345 – Trooper Palmer’s flight arrives Missoula at Northstar hangar. 1400 – Transit through Missoula with escort. The public is invited to view the procession along...
  • Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer to Return Home This Week - Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer will return home to Montana on Wednesday, May 22. He is currently receiving treatment at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, where his doctors have determined he is ready to transition to the next phase of care....
  • Lindsey Palmer Video Statement for 301 Strong Benefit - Written Format
  • Update on Casey Blanchard - Casey Blanchard was shot on the evening of March 14, 2019, in Missoula when he exited his vehicle to check on a motorist who he thought needed assistance. Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer was later shot attempting to locate the same suspect involved in...
  • April 16th, 2019 Update on Trooper Palmer - Montana Highway Patrol Trooper Wade Palmer continues to receive medical treatment at University Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah. While he is showing indications that he recognizes certain people and things, all of his interactions remain non-verbal; he continues to interact with hand gestures and...
  • Trooper Palmer Regains Consciousness; Condition is Stable - Trooper Wade Palmer has regained consciousness after he was shot three times on March 15th, 2019, near Evaro, Montana. He has improved from critical to stable and he has been moved from the University of Utah Hospital’s Neurological Critical Care Unit to the Neuro Acute...
  • Wade Palmer Graphic Lindsey Palmer’s Initial Statement - “I want to extend my sincere gratitude to Montana and Utah for all of their support, and to all of the caring people throughout the nation that have offered prayers and positive messages. To all the Brothers & Sisters in Blue, words cannot express the...
  • Colonel Butler and Lindsey Palmer Issue Joint Statement on Trooper Palmer’s Condition - “There have been some false rumors circulating about Trooper Palmer’s condition,” Montana Highway Patrol Chief Tom Butler said. “While we understand that the chatter can arise from a place of genuine concern and goodwill, please understand that when Wade’s friends and relatives see misinformation posted...
  • The Importance of Addressing Mental Health in the Aftermath of Critical Incidents - We received some great questions regarding how the Patrol has assisted Wade’s co-workers and those on-scene that night, as they work their way through processing the multitude of emotions that arise during traumatic events. A few days after the shooting, we held a critical incident...
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