Officer Dan D. Tiedeman

Officer Dan D. Tiedeman

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Wednesday, June 9, 1897

Dan D. Tiedeman

Officer Tiedeman was shot and killed while chasing three burglary suspects. He interrupted the men burglarizing a saloon at 13th and Spaulding. As the men fled one of them turned around and fired a shotgun, striking Officer Tiedeman in the stomach. Officer Tiedeman was able to make it to a nearby fire station where he died.

A man and his two sons were arrested and charged with Officer Tiedeman's murder. One of the sons was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Officer Tiedeman was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer Tiedeman,
On today, the 119th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Omaha.


United States Border Patrol

June 9, 2016

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