Undersheriff Travis McElderry was born and raised in St. Ignatius Montana, moving to Ravalli County in 2002. Undersheriff McElderry is a 16 year veteran of the Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office.
Undersheriff McElderry started his career in law enforcement in 2001 as a Police Officer for the Ronan Police Department. In 2002 Undersheriff McElderry became a member of the Ravalli County Sheriff’s. During his years with RCSO, Undersheriff McElderry has served as a Deputy, Deputy Coroner, Field Training Officer/Corporal, Patrol Sergeant, Patrol Lieutenant, and recently asked to serve under Sheriff Steve Holton as his Undersheriff.
Undersheriff McElderry graduated the Montana Police Academy in 2001, has hundreds of hours of Montana POST training, and currently holds Montana POST Intermediate, Advance, and Supervisory Certifications. Undersheriff McElderry has been a member of the MVCIA since 2010 and has served on the board since 2014.