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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Our thOught and prayer go out to the family,friends and fallen brothers in blue. May God Bless you soul

RIP my high school classmate and my brother in blue

Detective Kelly Thomas
Phoenix Police Department

April 21, 2015

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