Police Officer Jacob Neibert

Police Officer Jacob Neibert

Muscatine Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Saturday, June 13, 1896

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Jacob Neibert

Officer Neibert was shot and killed after arresting two hobos for vagrancy. The two men overpowered and him and shot him. He was able to give other officers a description of the two men before succumbing to his wounds. The two men were arrested but were later released when it was determined that they had nothing to do with the murder. The killers were never identified.

Officer Niebert was a Civil War veteran, having served with the 35th Iowa Infantry.


  • Age 55
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never identified

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Officer Neibert,
On today, the 125th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the Union Army during the Civil War.


United States Border Patrol

June 13, 2021

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