(Rapid City, SD) — The Pennington County Sheriff’s Office along with many people in the Black Hills area and Wisconsin are mourning the loss of Deputy Kaitie Leising. Leising was conducting a traffic stop for a potential drunk driver on Saturday when she was shot and killed. Sheriff Mueller says officers and deputies in law enforcement are faced with these risks every day. Senior Deputy Jim Waldrop says he saw Kaitie Leising nearly every day, when they worked together in Hill City. Leising was 29-years-old. She worked at the Pennington County Sheriff’s Office from February of 2020 to January of 2022.