Officer Paul A. Nields

Officer Paul A. Nields

Omaha Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Thursday, June 6, 1974

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Paul A. Nields

Officer Paul Nields was shot and killed after responding to an officer needs assistance call at 1818 N. 25th Street at about 12:45 am.

The suspect had barricaded himself inside of a home and officers had fired tear gas into the residence. As Officer Nields and other officers rushed the front door, the suspect opened fire with a 12 gauge shotgun, fatally wounding Officer Nields. Other officers returned fire and killed the suspect.

Officer Nields is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 290

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace Officer Nields.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 11, 2020

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