Deputy Sheriff Max Leonard Altman

Deputy Sheriff Max Leonard Altman

Mason County Sheriff's Department, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, March 12, 1966

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Max Leonard Altman

Deputy Altman was struck and killed by a vehicle while manning a roadblock at the intersection of US 31 and US 10. The vehicle that struck him was fleeing from other units.

The 28-year-old driver was convicted of negligent homicide and sentenced to 1.5 to 2 years.

Deputy Altman had only served with the agency for 3 months. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to 2 years

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Thank you Sir for your service and dedication. RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

December 8, 2012

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