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Night Marshal M. Anthony Swatta | West Des Moines Police Department, Iowa West Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

Night Marshal

M. Anthony Swatta

West Des Moines Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 1, 1933

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Committed suicide

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Night Marshal Anthony Swatta was shot and killed when he responded to the sound of a gunshot in front of the Valley Junction City Hall. A man who had just shot his step-son shot the marshal as he approached.

The suspect then shot and killed himself.

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Police then days was so respect. Thank you so much for your service to everyone

Retired Chief of Police Johnny Mccurry
West Point , Ga. PD
September 8, 2016

 

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