Detective Joseph J. Treglia

Detective Joseph J. Treglia

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, July 17, 1936

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Joseph J. Treglia

Detective Treglia was shot and killed by a burglary suspect while he and another detective transported the man to jail. The man produced a hidden gun and shot both detectives, fatally wounding Detective Treglia. The other detective returned fire and killed the suspect. The detective then took Detective Treglia to Nicholas Senn Hospital where he succumbed to his wounds a short time later.

Detective Treglia was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your LE brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 17, 2020

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