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Montgomery Police Department
621 Woodland St.
Montgomery, LA 71454
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Police Officer Kirt R. Ricks, III was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car left the roadway and when he overcorrected his vehicle, he collided head-on with an oncoming vehicle. Both Officer Ricks and the other driver were killed in the collision. Officer Ricks is the 33rd law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the third officer fatality from the state of Louisiana in 2018.