Montana Law Enforcement Museum

212 E. Broadway
Philipsburg, MT 59858
(406) 859-6536

Deputy John Streb

Silver Bow County Sheriff's Department

John Streb Department Patch

Deputy Sheriff John Streb died as the result of injuries sustained two weeks earlier when his horse bolted as he traveled to Jackson, Montana, to serve papers.
His leg was broken and he developed blood poisoning as he recuperated.
Deputy Streb's son, Deputy Sheriff Charles Streb, was shot and killed in the line of duty on July 24th, 1911, while also serving with the Silver Bow County Sheriff's Department.

End of Watch:
December 20, 1900