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Glen Stinar Named Administrator of the Montana Law Enforcement Academy

Today, Attorney General Tim Fox announced that Glen Stinar has been named administrator of the Montana Law Enforcement Academy. Fox made the announcement at a press event at the academy campus this morning. Glen’s first official day on the job will be Monday, March 9. “Training Montana’s city, county, and state law enforcement officers is…

Office of Consumer Protection Programs Save Montanans More than $5 Million in 2014

National Consumer Protection Week March 1 – 7 As National Consumer Protection Week begins, Attorney General Tim Fox announced Montana’s Office of Consumer Protection facilitated the return of more than five million dollars to the state’s citizens last year, and reminded them of specialized programs available to help consumers. “Issues like identity theft, deceptive advertising, and…

Fox to Testify before Congress on EPA Overreach

Tomorrow, Montana Attorney General Tim Fox will appear before the Interior Subcommittee of the U.S. House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. He will provide testimony on the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) regulations and their impacts on the states. “I am grateful to Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Ranking Member Elijah Cummings (D-Maryland) for inviting me…

Montana Highway Patrol Commissions 10 New Troopers

The Montana Highway Patrol commissioned 10 new troopers today at the 58th Advanced Academy Graduation ceremony. Attorney General Fox addressed the graduates at the event, which took place at the Colonial Inn in Helena. In his remarks, Attorney General Tim Fox emphasized the importance of character to those who choose a career in law enforcement, telling…

MHP Announces First Success in its “Warrant Wednesdays” Campaign

Today, the Montana Highway Patrol announced its new Facebook outreach tool designed to use public assistance to help law enforcement officers locate wanted fugitives resulted in its first apprehension. Andrew Jorge Douglas Heiser was arrested last night by the MHP with assistance from the Yellowstone County Sheriff’s Office near Billings after a citizen posted a…

Missoula County in Compliance with 2014 Agreement on Sexual Assault Prosecutions

Attorney General Tim Fox and Missoula County Attorney Kirsten Pabst announced today that the Missoula County Attorney’s Office is in compliance with the provisions of last year’s June agreement regarding sexual assault prosecutions. Fox and Pabst have also met to discuss how the offices can continue to work together on this important issue. The agreement,…