Trooper Mark Paul Wagner

Trooper Mark Paul Wagner

Nebraska State Patrol, Nebraska

End of Watch Thursday, March 4, 1999

Mark Paul Wagner

Trooper Wagner was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer during a defensive tactics training exercise at the State Patrol headquarters in North Platte, Nebraska. Trooper Wagner and other officers were conducting the training in a classroom when the .45 caliber Glock handgun discharged and struck him in the chest. The handgun was reloaded during a break in training because the officer was not aware it would be used later in the day.
Trooper Wagner was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 1500 hours. He had been with the agency for 11 years and is survived by his wife, two daughters, and a step daughter.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 168

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)

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Trooper Wagner,
On today, the 13th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Nebraska. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

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United Statest Border Patrol

March 4, 2013

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