Officer Rank: Trooper

Memorial Panel: 54-E: 27

Department: Montana Highway Patrol

End of Watch: 12/01/2010

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 23

Length of Service: 2

Trooper DeLaittre was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop. During the stop, the suspect opened fire. Trooper DeLaittre was killed in the ensuing gun-battle. The suspect fled the scene after shooting the trooper. The suspect committed suicide and was later found dead in his vehicle.

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