Deputy Sheriff David Leroy Briese, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff David Leroy Briese, Jr.

Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office, Montana

End of Watch Friday, November 3, 2006

David Leroy Briese, Jr.

Deputy David Briese was killed in an automobile accident on I-90, near King Avenue West in Billings, while responding to backup an officer who was dealing with a combative drunk driver.

The deputy was passing another vehicle when his patrol car left the roadway, overturned, and struck a large sign. He was transported to Billings Clinic where he succumbed to his injuries a short time later.

Deputy Briese had served with the Yellowstone County Sheriff's Office for 5 years. He had previously served with the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office for 1 year and the Yellowstone County Detention Center for 5 years. He is survived by his wife, two young sons, stepdaughter, sister, and parents.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 342

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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