July 18, 2019

Montrose Post Office holds dedication ceremony for fallen Montrose Police Sergeant David Kinterknecht


A dedication ceremony to be held at the Montrose Elks Lodge to honor fallen Montrose Police Sergeant David Kinerknecht. The local Post Office building has been renamed in his honor.


From Congressman Scott Tipton’s office George Rossman
Montrose Mayor Dave Bowman
Montrose Chief of Police Blaine Hall
Former Montrose Chief of Police Tom Chinn
Postal Inspector in Charge Bill Hedrick
USPS Colorado/Wyoming District Manager Humberto Trujillo


Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 1:00 p.m.


Montrose Elks Lodge
801 S. Hillcrest Dr.
Montrose, CO 81401


On December 21, 2018, Public Law No: 115-366 designates the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3025 Woodgate Road in Montrose, Colorado, as the “Sergeant David Kinterknecht Post Office Building.”

Sergeant Kinterknecht, a Montrose Police Department officer, lost his life in the line of duty July 25, 2009 while responding to a domestic violence call. His wife, two daughters, and three stepsons survive him.

The Postal Service receives no tax dollars for operating expenses and relies on the sale of postage, products and services to fund its operations



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