Trooper Allen Patrick Nieland

Trooper Allen Patrick Nieland

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa

End of Watch Sunday, October 14, 1990

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Allen Patrick Nieland

Trooper Allen Nieland was killed when his Cessna 172 patrol plane crashed as he was assisting other troopers in locating a robbery suspect. He located the suspect and was flying above him when the aircraft suddenly nose-dived into the ground. The suspect was apprehended and charged with vehicular homicide in connection with Trooper Nieland's death.

Trooper Nieland had served with the Iowa State Patrol for eight years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 445

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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RIP Brother Nieland. I look forward learning more about you. I will be riding for you Brother Nieland in the Road to Hope ride from Chesapeake, VA to Washington, DC this coming May. I will share your legacy with my department, co-worker, friends and family. Thank you for your service here on earth and your continued service in heaven.

Officer Bill Mason
Woodbury Police Dept, MN

March 27, 2019

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