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Lava Lake Rescue

On Thursday, July 6th, 2017, Gallatin County Sheriff Deputies, Paramedics with Big Sky Fire Department, and members of the Gallatin County Search and Rescue responded to a backcountry rescue at Lava Lake Trail.  A 17-year-old male had suffered an allergic … Continue reading

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“M” Rescue

On Tuesday, July 4th, 2017, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office, Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue, an American Medical Response (AMR) ambulance, and Bridger Canyon Fire responded to the area of the “M” for a backcountry rescue. A 36-year-old man … Continue reading

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Gallatin County Search and Rescue

A busy week in Gallatin County. At approximately 9:15 pm, Gallatin County Dispatch received a report of a 19-year-old female about to have a seizure on the steep trail to the “M.”  The female, who was with a friend, lost … Continue reading

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Sheriff To Give Press Release Today On The Dog Attack

Sheriff Gootkin will conduct a press release today, June 26th, at 2:30 p.m. on the dog attack. The Sheriff will answer questions from the press. The press release will be conducted at the Detention Center.

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Sheriff’s Office Conducts Mounted Patrol Basic

  This four-day course is being hosted by the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office the week of June 12-15, 2017 in Bozeman, MT. The course covers the skills and tools sworn horse and rider teams need to operate safely during special … Continue reading

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Update On Sheriff’s Press Conference

Due to the number of press outlets seeking to attend this press conference, the media outlets will begin setup at 2:00 p.m. and the conference will begin at 2:30 p.m.

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Sheriff To Give Press Release on Gianforte Incident

Sheriff Gootkin will be holding a press conference today at 2:00 pm at the Gallatin County Detention Center. The Detention Center is located at 605 S.16th Ave.  

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Press Conference on Deputy Moore’s Funeral

Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin will conduct a press release this afternoon at 2:30 p.m. at the Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in Bozeman regarding information on Deputy Moore’s funeral arrangements.

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Correction On The Age Of The Slain Deputy Sheriff

The age of slain Broadwater County Sheriff’s Deputy Mason Moore is 42 years old.

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Sheriff’s Office Hosts Aquatic Death & Homicidal Drowning Investigation Course

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office is hosting a 3-day Aquatic Death and Homicidal Drowning Investigation Course beginning Saturday morning, May 13, at 8 am in room 103 of Barnard Hall on the MSU campus. The course is for Search and … Continue reading

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