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U.S. Attorney Of Montana Resigning

A headshot of Kurt Alme
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United States Attorney for the District of Montana Kurt G. Alme (2017)

The U.S. Attorney of Montana is resigning.

Kurt Alme was appointed the state’s chief federal law enforcement officer by President Donald Trump in 2017 after Sen. Steve Daines recommended him for the position.

A press release did not mention why Alme is stepping down and a request for clarification didn’t receive an answer by deadline.

Alme targeted his office’s federal prosecutions against criminal drug trafficking and meth-related violent crime. His office also forged partnerships with local and federal agencies to address Montana’s high rates of missing and murdered Indigenous people.

Alme sits on Governor-elect Greg Gianforte’s COVID-19 task force.

Alme’s last day in office will be December 2.