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Sergeant Glenn Hobart Haas | Gothenburg Police Department, Nebraska Gothenburg Police Department, Nebraska

Sergeant

Glenn Hobart Haas

Gothenburg Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch: Monday, July 2, 1990

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 42

Tour: 19 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle; .30-.06

Offender: Sentenced to 99 years

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Sergeant Glenn Haas of was shot and killed at the police station at approximately 3:00 am by a 17-year-old juvenile.

The subject had been previously cited by criminal mischief. He came to the police station and asked to speak with an officer. Sergeant Haas, who was at the police station but off duty, offered to speak with the boy. As he walked into the lobby he was shot by the suspect with a .30-06 rifle that had been hidden around a corner.

Sergeant Haas was flown to Good Samaritan Hospital, in Kearney, where he succumbed to his wounds.

The subject was arrested, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life in prison. On October 4th, 2016, the subject was resentenced to 80 to 99 years in prison because he was a juvenile at the time of the offense.

Sergeant Haas had served with the Gothenburg Police Department for 12 years and had previously served with the Cozad Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

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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
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July 4, 2015

 

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