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Gallatin County Sheriff's Office

Former Gallatin County deputy sues to get job back

BOZEMAN — A former Gallatin County sheriff's deputy has filed a lawsuit to get his old job back.

August 24, 2014 10:50 amLoading…

Gallatin County sheriff to evaluate West Yellowstone police training, investigations

Gallatin County Sheriff Brian Gootkin said his department will be evaluating the West Yellowstone Police Department’s training and investigations programs after months of concerns about operations within the small department.

March 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Authorities seek help finding missing Bozeman teen

Authorities seek help finding missing Bozeman teen

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help to locate a missing Bozeman teen.

December 18, 2013 1:58 pm Photos



Gallatin County deputies to patrol Three Forks

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office will provide law enforcement for the town of Three Forks in western Montana starting this fall.

August 18, 2013 10:07 amLoading…

Injured skier rescued at 9,600 feet

BOZEMAN — Gallatin County authorities say they rescued an injured skier at high altitude in the backcountry.

April 01, 2013 7:53 amLoading…

Charge against former Gallatin County deputy dropped

BOZEMAN — A Gallatin County District judge has dismissed a felony charge of mistreatment of a prisoner against a former Gallatin County sheriff's deputy after ruling a 17-year-old girl alleged to have been mistreated wasn't a prisoner.

January 13, 2013 2:48 pmLoading…
Speer pleads not guilty to kidnap, rape of Cody girl

Speer pleads not guilty to kidnap, rape of Cody girl

CODY, Wyo. — A Montana man accused of kidnapping and sexually assaulting an 11-year-old Cody girl pleaded not guilty to three felony charges Friday.

December 21, 2012 1:32 pm Photos



Crews rescue man from roof of car in Gallatin River

Emergency crews in Gallatin County on Sunday successfully rescued a man from the roof of his car, which had crashed into the Gallatin River.

May 27, 2012 3:57 pmLoading…

Crews rescue lost snowmobiler near West Yellowstone

It took rescue crews in Gallatin County about two hours on Saturday to find a snowmobiler who became lost near West Yellowstone.

April 15, 2012 4:09 pmLoading…

Israeli man injured in Montana snowmobile crash

WEST YELLOWSTONE - Authorities in western Montana say a 42-year-old Tel Aviv, Israel, man received serious injuries after crashing a snowmobile into a tree.

March 04, 2012 4:36 pmLoading…

Gallatin County deputies to receive back pay

BOZEMAN - Gallatin County sheriff's deputies who sued to recover wages they say they did not receive because of a faulty pay policy are expected to receive their money Friday.

April 29, 2011 8:48 amLoading…

Gallatin County develops plan to repay deputies

BOZEMAN - Gallatin County officials have agreed to an initial plan to pay the $3.7 million it owes after more than 50 sheriff's deputies sued over claims they weren't paid fairly.

April 21, 2011 11:44 amLoading…

Gallatin County settles deputy pay dispute for $3.7 million

BOZEMAN — Gallatin County owes about $3.7 million to more than 50 of its sheriff's deputies who sued over claims they weren't paid fairly.

April 02, 2011 5:17 amLoading…

Bad weather hampers search for backcountry skier missing near Big Sky

BIG SKY — Authorities say bad weather is hampering the search for a 24-year-old man who failed to return from a backcountry ski trip in the Lone Mountain area near Big Sky.

March 19, 2011 6:44 amLoading…

Gallatin County searches for missing man

The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office is searching for a 24-year-old man missing since Tuesday.

March 13, 2011 6:47 pmLoading…

Video shows deputy grabbing teenage girl by throat

BOZEMAN — A sheriff's deputy in Montana is charged with mistreating a prisoner after authorities say he was caught on tape grabbing a handcuffed teenage girl by the throat and pushing her against a wall.

March 09, 2011 8:58 amLoading…

Gallatin County might have to cut deputies

BOZEMAN — The Gallatin County sheriff's office likely faces layoffs as the county aims to restructure how salaries are paid, officials say.

June 19, 2010 5:21 pmLoading…

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