Sheriff Jerry P. Montagne has filed to be on the ballot for the next election in 2020. This will be Sheriff Montagne’s 2nd term if re-elected. He has been in law enforcement for 37 years. He is originally from Sioux City, Iowa. His career started in 1982 Nemaha County as a deputy. Then in Augusta of 1990 he moved to McPherson, started a career with the McPherson Police Department for approximately 27 years.
Sheriff Montagne has college degrees, graduated from Western Iowa Tech in Sioux City, Iowa with an Associate’s Degree in Police Science Technology, Bethany College in Lindsborg, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology and the United States Air Force Police Academy in San Antonio, Texas.
He is also family man, married to Janice for 35 years, 3 children and 7 grandchildren.