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Officer Paul A. Nields | Omaha Police Department, Nebraska Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

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Paul A. Nields

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch: Thursday, June 6, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge

Offender: Shot and killed

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Officer Nields was shot and killed after responding to an officer needs assistance call on North 25th Street at 0045 hours. The suspect had barricaded himself inside of a home and officers had fired tear gas into the residence. As Officer Nields and other officers rushed the front door, the suspect opened fire with a 12 gauge shotgun, fatally wounding Officer Nields. Other officers returned fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Nields is survived by his wife and two sons.

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Miss seeing your warm smiling face, Paul..RIP

Dennis Taylor
Omaha PD retired
October 27, 2016

 

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