Deputy Sheriff Cass Gregory Nemmers

Deputy Sheriff Cass Gregory Nemmers

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, September 1, 2010

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Cass Gregory Nemmers

Deputy Sheriff Cass Nemmers suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after performing a physical fitness test at the Iowa Law Enforcement Academy at Camp Dodge, Iowa.

He had just completed the 1-1/2 mile run and other required exercises when began showing symptoms of a heart attack. He was flown to a hospital in Des Moines where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Nemmers had just been promoted to Deputy Sheriff and had served as a detention officer and court security officer with the Polk County Sheriff's Office for seven years. He is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack


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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Nemmers. Perhaps you were related to former NFL referee Larry Nemmers?

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

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