Deputy Sheriff Jake Allmendinger
Gallatin County (MT) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: October 19, 2019
Deputy Sheriff Jake Allmendinger was struck and killed by his patrol vehicle as he and another deputy performed a welfare check on a stranded motorist. Due to storm conditions, the road was left icy causing the patrol vehicle to slide. Sometime during the slide Deputy Allmendinger exited the driver’s side of the vehicle and became trapped underneath. Deputy Allmendinger is the 32nd law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the first officer fatality from the state of Montana in 2019.
Sheriff Brian Gootkin
Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office
Law & Justice Center
615 S. 16th Ave., Rm. 22
Bozeman, MT 59715
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