Senior Police Officer Ernest Jesus Montoya, Sr

Senior Police Officer Ernest Jesus Montoya, Sr

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Sunday, November 30, 2014

Ernest Jesus Montoya, Sr

Senior Police Officer Ernest Montoya suffered a fatal heart attack while transporting a prisoner to the reservation's jail facility in Dilkon, Arizona.

He had just arrested the man and was driving to the jail when he suffered the heart attack, causing his vehicle to leave the roadway.

Officer Montoya had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for 21 years.

Bio

  • Age 54
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Location Arizona

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 12, 2018

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