Officer Rank: Sergeant

Department: Iowa State Patrol

End of Watch: 04/09/2021

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 51

Length of Service: 27 years

Sergeant Smith was shot as he attempted to arrest a barricaded suspect in a home. The suspect had been involved in a pursuit and had assaulted and disarmed another officer. Sergeant Smith was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. The suspect was taken into custody.




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