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Deputy Sheriff Jacob Otto Allmendinger

Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, Montana

End of Watch Saturday, October 19, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jacob Otto Allmendinger

I met your parents today at police week here in DC Blessings to you All!! Thank you for your service

Mrs Helen (cindy) Shinners
Step mom to Master Officer Joseph Shinners EOW 1/5/19

October 13, 2021


The Policeman stood and faced his God.
Which must always come to pass
He hoped his shoes were shining bright
Just as brightly as his brass
“Step forward now, Policeman,
How shall I deal with you?
Hove you always turned the other cheek?
To my word have you been true?”
The Policeman squared his shoulders and said
“No, Lord, I guess I ain’t
Because those of us who carry guns
Can’t always be a saint.
I’ve had to work most Sundays
And at times my talk was rough.
Because the world is awfully tough.
But I never took a thing
That wasn’t mine to keep…
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills just got to steep.
And I never passed a call for help.
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me.
I’ve wept unmanly tears.
I know I don’t deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fears.
If you’ve a place for me here, Lord,
It needn’t be so grand.
I never expected or had too much.
But if you don’t, I’ll understand.”
There was a silence all around the throne
Where the saints often trod
As the Policeman waited quietly,
For the judgement of his God.
“Step forward now Policeman,
You’ve born your burdens well,
Come walk a beet on heaven’s streets.
You’ve done your time in Hell.”
Author unknown.

Officer Chad Miner
Powell Police department
Powell, Wyoming

November 29, 2019

Deputy Allmendinger,

May you rest in the arms of God and may God be with your family.

Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

November 14, 2019

I am sorry for your loss to the Family, Fellow Officers, and Friends. I will keep all of you in my prayers. RIP.

Retired Fire Lieutenant Frank J Corasan
Baltimore City Fire Department

November 12, 2019

I would just like to say thank you (although that doesn't seem to be enough) for your service and sacrifice (trying to make this crazy world a better and safer place). You will not be forgotten. Deepest sympathy to your friends, family and coworkers. RIP.

Marie Catrino

November 12, 2019

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Deputy Allmendinger. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Gallatin County Sheriff's Office.

US Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

November 8, 2019

Proud Mother of 2 law enforcement office

November 7, 2019

Rest in Peace my Brother in Arms

Anrae Godley-Cooper
U.S. Army Military Police

November 3, 2019

RIP Deputy Allmengdigger. May God bless, protect and comfort your family and GCSO brothers and sisters during this most difficult and tragic time

Mike - civilian. Sparks, NV

November 1, 2019

Rest In Peace brother.

Corporal (Retired) Glenn Elliott
Temple Police Department--Temple,Tx

October 31, 2019

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

October 30, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Allmendinger. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

October 29, 2019

Deepest Condolences from Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, Session 17

Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement ACAD
Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, Session 17

October 29, 2019

Sheriff Allmendinger, our Lord wants you to be Him and He took you back to His home to serve Him. It seems hard to understand why you were taken at such a young age and leaving behind your loved ones, including your three children, but God's mind is different than ours. May He immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

October 26, 2019

RIP Deputy Sheriff Allmendinger. Sincere condolences to his family and fellow colleagues for their tragic loss. Salute and Respect from the South African Police Service

Constable Tessa Le Roux
South African Police Service

October 26, 2019

Rest in peace brother and thank you for your service. As you join our brothers and sisters in the hall of heroes, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Vires et Honorem

Frank Kapusta PTLM Retired
Mohawk PD

October 26, 2019

On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Jake was killed in the line of duty in such a tragic accident.

To the Allmendinger family, fellow deputies, and all who call Jake beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support. I know that that you will receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Allmendinger l gave to his community and the citizens of Montana and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on October 19, 2019.

Phyllis Loya Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

October 25, 2019

God Bless You, Deputy Allmendinger, and your blood and blue families. Our prayers are with you all. You were young and just starting your career, and I remember well what that was like when I embarked as a young man on the same path so many years ago. How excited and proud I am sure you were to serve, protect your community and uphold the law. And sadly, like all of us, you knew the risks inherent in this undertaking to keep the peace even as you were called to make the ultimate sacrifice.

It is hard to find words that I know even before I say them they will do almost nothing to assuage the grief your loved ones are now going through over your untimely passing. I do know that pain myself as I have had two good friends that were also colleagues that were also taken at a so very young age long before their time. I can only take solace myself in the knowledge like them, you have already gone to a better place. At rest, your struggles here over. And In the end I have found some words to paraphrase spoken so long ago that also applies to those now that stood for what is right in this world, and as a result of that choice, are taken from the rest of us far too early: "..That from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that very cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion -- that we here highly resolve that those gone shall not have died in vain.."
A. Lincoln

Rest well, Deputy Allmendinger, and God Bless to You and Yours.

Dpty. Dwayne E. Larriviere (Ret)Vernon Parish Sheriff's Office, La.Co-LEO/Wrkr of:M/Tpr. Stephen H. Gray,Louisiana State Police, EOW: May 29, 1995

October 25, 2019

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Jake Allmendinger, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

October 24, 2019

Thank you for your service, GOD Bless.

Mrs.C Singleton /Concern Citizen

October 23, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Allmendinger. Thank you for your Service.
My Prayers to your Family both Blood and Blue.

Corporal Terri Albright, #668
DuPage County Sheriff's Office

October 23, 2019

May the good lord welcome you with open arms, for you have done your job well.

Douglas Maykowski
Fraternal Order Of Police Central Macomb Lodge #187 Macomb County Mich

October 23, 2019

Proud to have called you friend, family and coworker. Nothing around here will ever be the same. Honoured to have served Gallatin county with you. You will never be forgotten. Thanks for the memories Jake.

Brent Taylor
Gallatin county tactical dive team

October 23, 2019

My gratitude of service to Deputy Sheriff Jake Allmendinger, and deepest condolences to his family, friends, and the members of the Gallatan County Sheriffs Office.

Tommy Schoenfeld
Brookfield P.D., Brookfield IL.

October 23, 2019

A sad and horrible tragedy, Brother. We mourn your death here, but we also honor your life and obvious dedication to serve.

God Bless and may your eternal rest be ever peaceful, Deputy Allmendinger and may he watch over your family as they cope.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

October 23, 2019

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