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Evening Update on Allmendinger Line of Duty Death

(Gallatin County, Mont) October 21 evening update on the line of duty death of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake Allmendinger: Funeral Ceremony The funeral ceremony will be at the Commons Friday, Oct. 25 at 10 am. There will be a … Continue reading

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Morning update on Allmendinger line of duty death

Oct. 21 morning update on the line of duty death of Gallatin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake Allmendinger: Escort to Billings This morning, the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office was joined by 14 other law enforcement and fire responder agencies in escorting … Continue reading

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Deputy Allmendinger Funeral Update

(Gallatin County, Mont) Planning for Deputy Jake Allmendinger’s funeral has started and will continue through the week. Today the focus was on his family and making sure they get the support they need. As difficult as this is for the … Continue reading

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Gallatin County deputy killed in accident on Fairy Lake Road

It is with a heavy heart that the Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office lets everyone know of the loss of one of our own last night. Deputies Jake Allmendinger and Ryan Jern were responding in the same vehicle to a welfare … Continue reading

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Drug Take Back Day Oct 26

Medicines that languish in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Rates of prescription drug abuse in the U.S. are alarmingly high, as are the number of accidental poisonings and overdoses due to these drugs by family … Continue reading

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Ballots for Gallatin County elections mailed today

Ballots for the 2019 Countywide Special and Municipal General Elections will be mailed to all active voters in Gallatin County on Wednesday, Oct. 16. Return postage for ballots is prepaid for this election. Ballots must be received no later than … Continue reading

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Social Security Scam Circulating Again

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office has received numerous calls of a scam involving Social Security Numbers. The scam call is generally a voice recording stating that the person’s Social Security Number has been suspended or compromised in some fashion.  The … Continue reading

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New director hired to lead Gallatin County 911

Gallatin County is pleased to announce that Tim Martindale will take over as the new 911 Director. Martindale comes to Gallatin County with over 14 years of experience in 911 communications. He started his career with Pacific County Communications in … Continue reading

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Coroner Identifies Victim of Hit and Run Crash

(Gallatin County, Mont.) The Office of the Sheriff/Coroner identified the victim of the hit and run crash on Stagecoach Trail Saturday as 76 year old Truman Emmelkamp of Manhattan.  Sheriff’s Detectives continue the criminal investigation with Highway Patrol assisting with … Continue reading

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Correction on target shooting sites open house press release

An earlier press release stated the wrong day for a local working group hosting an open house to discuss potential target shooting sites.  The date of the event is Monday, Oct. 7 – NOT Thursday as it was misstated in … Continue reading

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