Officer Nate Schara is a Montana native who has been a Billings resident for the majority of his life. Before pursuing a career in law enforcement, Nate attended Montana State University and obtained a Bachelor’s degree in English Literature. Nate was hired by the Billings Police Department in December 2015. While being employed as a patrol Officer with the Billings Police Department, Nate became a certified as a bike Officer. Currently Nate is a CIT instructor for the state of Montana and is also a board member on the South Side Task Force. Nate enjoys spending time with his wife and their two dogs in Billing’s many parks and bikeways. Nate is a strong advocate for community policing and public relations.