PUBLIC SAFETY ACADEMY
The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office presents a Public Safety Academy roughly twice a year, in the spring and fall. Academies are 10 weeks in length and classes are held one week night each week from 6pm - 9 pm. Some of the topics include 911 communications, Search and Rescue, Patrol work, Special Response team, Detective work, EMS, Fire Service, Drug Task Force and Detention Center. Students will get a chance to learn, participate, and see demonstrations on these topics as well as numerous others. Academies are open to any adult who is interested in the various aspects of law enforcement.
For more information or to register for the Academy, please contact Cpt. Shane Frantz at 582-2120 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Class size is limited.
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The Gallatin County Sheriff's Office was formed in 1865 and has had a tradition of service to our community ever since. We are responsible for general Law Enforcement in Gallatin County. These duties include, but are not limited to Search and Rescue, Criminal Investigation, General Patrol, Civil Process, Office of the Coroner, Detention, Animal Control, Concealed Weapons Permits, Prisoner Transports, and Court Security.
We patrol the county's 2517 square miles by car, truck, boat, bike, and even snowmobile. We are currently allotted 52 sworn deputies that are assigned to several detachments including Patrol, Detectives, Administration, Support Services, and the Missouri River Drug Task Force. We also administer the Gallatin County Detention Center where our dedicated civilian detention officers attend to incarcerated individuals.
As proud members of this Office, we are dedicated to protect
and serve the citizens and visitors of Gallatin County.
Enhance the quality of life in Gallatin County through service and innovation from dedicated, caring Peace Officers.
Keep the Peace – We will protect the quality of life by keeping the peace and enforcing the law through hard work with knowledgeable, well trained people, committed to doing what is right.
Serve – We serve those who entrust us. We will serve with empathy and compassion while holding ourselves and one another accountable above all else.
Balanced – Our response to any situation will be appropriate, effective and productive. We survive through maintaining our physical, emotional and mental health.