Officer Joel Rodney Conklin

Officer Joel Rodney Conklin

Hastings Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Saturday, October 9, 1993

Joel Rodney Conklin

Officer Conklin was shot and killed at the scene of a domestic disturbance at 2205 hours. The suspect escaped from the scene and later committed suicide as other officers closed in on him.

Officer Conklin was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 37
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 17

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Sadly, I was working that night and received the broadcast. I did not rest until the pos was cornered. I have always remembered you and your sacrifice brother.

Officer L-77
Former Chadron PD

August 24, 2016

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