Undersheriff Jeffrey M. Montoya

Undersheriff Jeffrey M. Montoya

Colfax County Sheriff's Office, New Mexico

End of Watch Saturday, September 25, 2021

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Jeffrey M. Montoya

Undersheriff Jeffrey Montoya died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Undersheriff Montoya was a United States Air Force veteran and had served with the Colfax Sheriff's County Sheriff's Office for six years. Undersheriff Montoya is survived by one son and two daughters.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.

Bio

  • Age 53
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Colfax-2
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Monday, September 20, 2021

communicable disease, COVID-19

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Sheriff Brad Swain, along with the deputies & staff of MCSO, offer our heartfelt sympathy to your entire department and to the family of Undersheriff Jeffrey Montoya. May the outpouring of support and encouragement you receive from agencies both near and far, provide you with peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Liane Johnson, #53-66
Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Indiana
U.S.A.

December 8, 2021

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