Chief of Police Nels H. Romer

Chief of Police Nels H. Romer

Mandan Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Saturday, December 25, 1926

Nels H. Romer

Chief Romer was shot and killed when he responded to a domestic disturbance on Christmas day. He was shot by the male suspect as he arrived at the home. The suspect then drove into town and shot at two citizens before being arrested by the county sheriff.

The sheriff took the man to a jail in Bismark to prevent an angry mob from lynching him.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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Chief Marshal Randy L. Ford (ret)
Green Mt Falls, CO

December 25, 2015

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