Assistant Chief of Police Kirt Roy Ricks, III

Assistant Chief of Police Kirt Roy Ricks, III

Montgomery Police Department, Louisiana

End of Watch Friday, September 7, 2018

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Kirt Roy Ricks, III

Assistant Chief of Police Kirt Ricks was killed in a vehicle crash on Highway 71 at approximately 5:30 pm.

The crash occurred after Assistant Chief of Police Ricks' patrol car left the roadway on the right side. He overcorrected, causing the patrol car to enter the opposing travel lane and collide with an oncoming vehicle head-on. Assistant Chief of Police Ricks and the other driver, neither of whom was wearing a seatbelt, were both killed in the collision.

Assistant Chief Ricks had served with the Montgomery Police Department for three years. He was survived by his daughter, mother, two sisters, and a brother.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

no seatbelt, vehicle crash

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I just want you to know that I did make it on a narcotics unit . I know that was you’re dream for me you and Bobby to get on one together. I still remember the fist time we met in that vehicle pursuit and all the crazy adventures after. I remember the day you graduated police academy . I miss you a lot dude and truly wish we had more time together . I remember the tv station interviewing me after you passed and how hard it was for me to talk but I wanted people to know more about how great of a person you were . You were so much more then a police officer . You were my best friend. Rest easy up there brother I know you are patrolling the heaves looking down on us

Deputy Micah Quartemont
Grant parish sheriffs office

January 6, 2024

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