In The Line of Duty.
Deputy Mark Burbridge-
Fatally wounded May 1, 2017 while escorting a prisoner back to jail from the Pottawattamie County court house.
Trooper Stanley Gerling, Trooper Lance Dietsch-
Died June 30, 1989 when their airplane crashed while attempting to locate an elderly man what wandered away from a nursing home.
Deputy Duane Otto-
Died October 8, 1981 while trying to enter a house in Minden where a man with a gun had barricaded himself in.
Patrol Officer Ronald G. Roberts-
Struck by a speeding vehicle while directing traffice May 1, 1972. Drifted in and out of a coma and died from his injuries October 24, 1974 at the age of 29.
Lt. C.E. Pat Moore-
Shot when entering a house on Fifth Avenue where a bank robbery suspect was holding a hostage. He died June 30, 1971.
Officer John L. Stephens-
Officer Stephens had been working plain-clothes security at "Club 64" in 1967 when he and the club manager were shot and killed by robbers after closing time.
Chief Waldo Merrill-
Stricken with a fatal heart attack at the scene of a house fire at 704 Hazel Street, January 17 1964.
Assistant Fire Chief Darrell McTwigan-
Died April 16, 1961 of a heart attack at the scene of a house fire at 1420 Avenue H.
Fire truck driver William Cavett-
Died November 20, 1950 when stricken by a heart attck at the scene of a fire at Katelman Hardware, 111 South Main Street.
Trooper Harold Kinkefus-
Died when his patrol car collided with a jack knifed truck four miles east of Red Oak on Highway 34, May 18, 1949.
Fire truck driver John Peterson-
Died July 20, 1943 from burns incurred while rescuing an unconscious man from a gasoline tank car in the Union Pacific yards, July 11, 1945.
Sgt. Wilber Webb Miller-
Wounded during a gun fight with two armed robbers April 10, 1935. Died from his injuries the following day.
Special Deputy Claude Dail-
Fatally wounded when a firearm accidentally discharged inside the county jail during the Farmers' Holiday Strike, August 25, 1932. He had served just three days.
Deputy Clarence Woolman-
Shot while transporting a prisoner to an asylum in Knoxville, Iowa, March 25, 1911.
Detective George Wilson-
Shot by a gunman July 28, 1907. Died from his wounds the next morning at the age of 50. No suspect was ever apprehended.
Patrol Driver Charles Platner-
Shot when stopped a burglary suspect September 2, 1905; died from his wounds the following afternoon.
"Their sacrifices are not in vain, and they will be eternally remembered." -- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds