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Sergeant Howard James Snider | Ames Police Department, Iowa Ames Police Department, Iowa

Sergeant

Howard James Snider

Ames Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Sunday, June 17, 2012

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 51

Tour: 23 years

Badge # 824

Military veteran

Cause: Drowned

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Sergeant Howard Snider drowned in Lake Geode while attempting to save a young girl who was in a boat that was drifting away from the dock as the result of strong waves.

He jumped into the water without a life jacket to bring the boat back to shore but suffered a pulmonary embolism and sank below the surface. His body was recovered two hours later.

Sergeant Snider was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Ames Police Department for 23 years. He is survived by his wife and two children.

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5 years have gone by too fast Sarge. I miss you everyday. I'll never forget the lessons you taught me.

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Ames PD
June 18, 2017

 

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