Police Officer Jacob Neibert

Police Officer Jacob Neibert

Muscatine Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Saturday, June 13, 1896

Jacob Neibert

Officer Neibert was shot and killed after arresting two hobos for vagrancy. The two men overpowered and him and shot him. He was able to give other officers a description of the two men before succumbing to his wounds. The two men were arrested but were later released when it was determined that they had nothing to do with the murder. The killers were never identified.

Officer Niebert was a Civil War veteran, having served with the 35th Iowa Infantry.

Bio

  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas

June 15, 2015

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