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  OFFICER RANK DEPARTMENT D.O.D.
1.
Fenstenmaker, Reuben Marshal Farmington Police Department 01-01-1868
2.
Moore, Thomas D. Patrolman Muscatine Police Department 07-12-1869
3.
Lyman, Gaylord Sheriff Lucas County Sheriff's Office 07-10-1870
4.
Logan, Albert M. Officer Ottumwa Police Department 06-28-1875
5.
Scanlon, Peter Constable Dubuque County Sheriff's Office 07-13-1880
6.
Shepherd, Francis Marion Constable Westfield Township, Fayette County 09-07-1882
7.
McDaniel, William B. Captain Cedar Rapids Police Department 01-07-1885
8.
Heller, Robert Officer Avoca Police Department 06-20-1886
9.
Hamilton, Samuel Officer LeMars Police Department 11-24-1888
10.
Ramsey, William B. Sheriff Lucas County Sheriff's Office 06-28-1889
11.
Wishart, Elijah Edward Officer Des Moines Police Department 07-01-1891
12.
Frith, Jake Officer Milwaukee Railroad Police Dept. 04-14-1893
13.
Talcott, Henry Officer Milwaukee Railroad Police Dept. 04-14-1893
14.
O'Brien, Timothy Special Officer Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul RR 10-02-1893
15.
Larson, Peter John Marshal Dayton Police Department 01-03-1894
16.
Whitney, Abner Marshal Missouri Valley Police Department 04-28-1894
17.
Neibert, Jacob Officer Muscatine Police Department 06-13-1896
18.
Meisner, Albert Patrolman Dubuque Police Department 09-30-1896
19.
Finley, John H. Marshal Morning Sun Police Department 10-05-1896
20.
Doxsie, Pitt McClellan Policeman Independence Police Department 10-26-1897
21.
Walsh, Thomas Deputy Union County Sheriff's Office 12-04-1899
22.
Lodine, Charles Johan Marshal Albert City Police Department 11-23-1901
23.
Smith, Rolland P. Officer Chelsea Police Department 12-05-1901
24.
Bailey. John Officer Waterloo Police Department 04-10-1902
25.
Swearingen, John Marshal Jefferson Police Department 06-21-1902
26.
Strain, William E. Sheriff Monona County Sheriff's Office 09-05-1902
27.
Coulter, Robert C. Marshal Farmington Police Department 12-21-1902
28.
Norton, Daniel Policeman Dubuque Police Department 07-06-1904
29.
Platner, Charles C. Patrolman Council Bluffs Police Department 09-03-1905
30.
Wilson, George W. Detective Council Bluffs Police Department 07-29-1907
31.
Nicholson, Thomas Marshal Gowrie Police Department 07-11-1908
32.
Widmann, Fred P. Patrolman Waterloo Police Department 10-11-1908
33.
Delmege, Frank Detective Des Moines Police Department 09-20-1909
34.
Hatton, Patrick J. Marshal Carroll Police Department 11-02-1909
35.
Woolman, Clarence Deputy Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office 03-25-1911
36.
Kaschmitter, Joseph Marshal Alton Police Department 03-27-1911
37.
Busby, James W. Deputy Greene County Sheriff's Office 05-07-1911
38.
Butcher, George M. Marshal Missouri Valley Police Department 08-16-1911
39.
Gerischer, Theodore E. Patrolman Muscatine Police Department 11-26-1911
40.
Gillin, Charles P. Patrolman Cedar Rapids Police Department 01-04-1913
41.
Arends, Henry J. Patrolman Cedar Rapids Police Department 04-26-1914
42.
Bowers, Levi Deputy Floyd County Sheriff's Office 02-24-1916
43.
Herzog, Frank A. Deputy Chickasaw County Sheriff's Office 04-16-1916
44.
Speth, Emil Arthur Patrolman Davenport Police Department 01-26-1917
45.
Crill, Charles E. Special Officer Chicago & Northwestern Railroad 03-17-1917
46.
Hanshaw, William Ross Marshal Fairfield Police Department 08-01-1917
47.
Eggleston, Richard Lansing Deputy Marshal Osceola Police Department 11-22-1917
48.
Mattern, George W. Patrolman Des Moines Police Department 05-12-1918
49.
Jackson, Charles Chester Chief Des Moines Police Department 12-16-1918
50.
Britton, James Garfield Chief of Det. Sioux City Police Department 07-22-1919
51.
McCarthy, Cornelius J. Detective Des Moines Police Department 09-29-1919
52.
Maxwell, William A. Deputy Plymouth County Sheriff's Office 11-16-1919
53.
Goodenbour, William Policeman Waterloo Police Department 07-01-1920
54.
Albert Patton Deputy Page County Sheriff's Office 02-12-1921
55.
Myers, John Kerr Marshal Stuart Police Department 03-30-1921
56.
Conway, John P. Deputy Marshal Carroll Police Department 05-23-1921
57.
Wilson, Francis Patrolman Cedar Rapids Police Department 07-29-1921
58.
Murray, Robert G. Special Officer Chicago & NorthWestern RR PD
10-14-1921
59.
Jones, Lewis R. Deputy Woodbury County Sheriff's Office 12-19-1921
60.
Griffin, Thomas P. Special Agent Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific RR PD 11-15-1923
61.
Smith, Frank Deputy Clay County Sheriff's Office 08-09-1924
62.
Shoemaker, Allen F. Special Officer Chicago & NorthWestern RR PD
05-17-1925
63.
Margretz, Vinton Jerry Policeman Waterloo Police Department 06-07-1925
64.
Agnew, Henry Marshal Emmetsburg Police Department 06-11-1925
65.
Mommer, Frank Marshal Traer - Tama County 08-14-1925
66.
Thomas, Ollie D. Patrolman Des Moines Police Department 08-20-1925
67.
Case, Orrin L. Deputy Harrison County Sheriff's Office. 09-16-1925
68.
Pickett, Gerald D. Patrolman Des Moines Police Department 09-24-1925
69.
Hemmer, Leo Deputy Dubuque County Sheriff's Office 10-12-1925
70.
Collings, Newton Fred Sheriff Union County Sheriff's Office 03-09-1926
71.
Leeney, Edward M. Patrolman Iowa City Police Department 04-29-1926
72.
Koch, Johannes F. Officer Clinton Police Department 08-04-1926
73.
Marshall, Dewey Deputy Polk County Sheriff's Office 10-30-1926
74.
Feely, Joseph Clement Captain Burlington Police Department 12-18-1926
75.
McConnell, Clint Deputy Decatur County Sheriff's Office 07-08-1927
76.
Staggs, James A. Patrolman Des Moines Police Department 04-20-1928
77.
Geerts, Bernard Herman Officer Davenport Police Department 07-16-1928
78.
Dayton, Louis H. Deputy Clay County Sheriff's Office 03-20-1929
79.
Wahlert, Ernest Henry Sheriff Hancock County Sheriff's Office 02-04-1930
80.
Hanfeld, Henry Marshal Dyersville Police Department 03-15-1930
81.
Bailey, Aaron Marshal Washington Police Department 06-25-1930
82.
Sweet, William Fred Sheriff Washington County Sheriff's Office 06-25-1930
83.
Ogilvie, Harry Patrolman Des Moines Police Department 07-12-1930
84.
Shepherd, Rupert L. Sergeant Des Moines Police Department 08-01-1930
85.
Sproat, Robert G. Deputy Cedar County Sheriff's Office 08-08-1930
86.
Untied, Virgil G. Marshal Minburn Police Department 07-25-1931
87.
Wright, George Alden Patrolman Mount Pleasant Police Department 12-03-1931
88.
Cowart, James Joshua Sergeant Des Moines Police Department 12-07-1931
89.
Dail, Claude B. Special Deputy Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office
08-25-1932
90.
Booton, Harry Linn Sergeant Des Moines Police Department 12-11-1932
91.
Dilworth, Wendell Fay Deputy Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office 12-16-1932
92.
Swatta, M. Anthony Marshal W. Des Moines Police Department. 03-01-1933
93.
Sauer, Frederick William Captain Burlington Police Department 05-27-1934
94.
Howard, Steven Tabor Captain Des Moines Police Department 03-02-1935
95.
Miller, Wilbur B. "Webb" Sergeant Council Bluffs Police Department 05-01-1935
96.
Pape, Oran H. Trooper Iowa State Patrol 04-30-1936
97.
Paul, Albert Field Agent Iowa Parole Board 02-05-1938
98.
Conery, Marion Albert "Bert" Officer Knoxville Police Department 03-17-1938
99.
O'Malley, James Leo Sheriff Hamilton County Sheriff's Office 08-01-1938
100.
Fry, Leland Alvin "Sam" Sheriff Benton County Sheriff's Office 11-05-1938
101.
Lennon, Elmer James Marshal Postville Police Department 11-09-1939
102.
Richard Williams Officer Albia Police Department 01-02-1941
103.
McGriff, Charles Vernon Sheriff Story County Sheriff's Office 10-21-1941
104.
Schane, George Wesley Patrolman Des Moines Police Department 05-04-1942
105.
Baggs, Maurice M. Cons. Officer Department of Natural Resources 07-04-1942
106.
Crawford, Cecil M. Sheriff Page County Sheriff's Office 04-10-1943
107.
Dutcher, Everett Luke Officer Cedar Falls Police Department 07-31-1945
108.
Bulman, Leonard James Sheriff Allamakee County Sheriff's Office 01-19-1946
109.
McKinley, Robert Fern Deputy Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office 03-13-1947
110.
Grady, Menzo C. Asst. Chief Muscatine Police Department 07-04-1947
111.
Binegar, Warren Harley Patrolman Grinnell Police Department 08-29-1948
112.
Klinkefus,Harold Emmerson Trooper Iowa State Patrol 05-18-1949
113.
Juhl, Norman Dale Patrolman Keokuk Police Department 10-22-1949
114.
Dykstra, Sylvan E. Patrolman Sioux City Police Department 07-18-1953
115.
Blomquist, Harry Martin Cons. Officer Department of Natural Resources 09-01-1953
116.
Crouse, Glen R. Officer Marshalltown Police Department 01-22-1954
117.
DeGear, Harold Clarence Trooper Iowa State Patrol 02-19-1954
118.
Loucks, Charley Officer Stuart Police Department 12-25-1954
119.
Garthwaite, Ralph Franklin Trooper Iowa State Patrol 07-02-1955
120.
Pearce, Harold Humphrey Officer Independence Police Department 01-05-1956
121.
Mehlhorn, William Russell Patrolman Waterloo Police Department 01-14-1956
122.
Mulder, Jake Sheriff O'Brien County Sheriff's Office 01-25-1956
123.
Lievens, John Francis Officer Brooklyn Police Department 11-02-1957
124.
Hickman, William Elvin Officer Indianola Police Department 12-06-1957
125.
Jurgens, William Hans Sergeant Davenport Police Department 07-16-1958
126.
Biggs, Jimmie M. Deputy Woodbury County Sheriff's Office 03-11-1959
127.
Meadows, William Lawrence Marshal Plainfield Police Department 01-24-1961
128.
Barta, Felix A. Officer Cedar Rapids Police Department 02-15-1961
129.
Ogan, Ralph, Jr. Officer Grinnell Police Department 11-13-1963
130.
Haubert, Laverne Gale Patrolman Ankeny Police Department 01-08-1964
131.
Andreano, Charles T. Captain Des Moines Police Department 07-30-1964
132.
VanderLinden, Marvin C. Sergeant Iowa State Patrol 06-11-1965
133.
Bornholdt, Robert R. Sheriff O'Brien County Sheriff's Office 10-30-1966
134.
Gates, Charles Harold Deputy Marion County Sheriff's Office 10-25-1967
135.
Stephens, John L. Officer Council Bluffs Police Department 12-05-1967
136.
Rodine, James Emery Patrolman Des Moines Police Department 08-13-1968
137.
Thomas, Ralph E. Chief Okoboji Police Department 10-28-1968
138.
Davidchik, Joseph P. Captain Sioux City Police Department 12-26-1968
139.
Berendes, Earl H. Chief Bellevue Police Department 04-16-1969
140.
Sutherlin, Billy Bruce Koons Reserve Officer Fairfield Police Department 07-27-1970
141.
Moore, Claude Edward Lieutenant Council Bluffs Police Department 06-30-1971
142.
Farnsworth, Michael Lee Officer Davenport Police Department 12-05-1971
143.
Adams, Philip Officer Iowa Motor Vehicle Enforcement 03-31-1973
144.
Williamson, George Oliver Deputy Dickinson County Sheriff's Office 06-08-1973
145.
Holdefer, Howard Wayne Deputy Jasper County Sheriff's Office 10-30-1973
146.
Woodard, Jack L. Sheriff Polk County Sheriff's Office 01-21-1974
147.
Roberts, Ronald Gene Officer Council Bluffs Police Department 10-24-1974
148.
Bell, Paul Douglas Marshal Keota Police Department 06-11-1976
149.

LaFromboise, Cecil Gabriel

Patrolman LaPorte City Police Department 12-09-1976
150.
Melton, Brian Charles Officer Des Moines Police Department 04-21-1977
151.
Owen, Stevan Henry Deputy Howard County Sheriff's Office 06-05-1977
152.
Hill, Dennis Earl Officer Des Moines Police Department 08-28-1977
153.
Smit, Michael Henry Chief Garwin Police Department 11-06-1977
154.
Hewitt, Donald Eldon Officer Prairie City Police Department 12-03-1977
155.
Dorman, Wiber Wayne Deputy Carroll County Sheriff's Office 06-25-1978
156.
Rogers, Raymond Eugene Deputy Carroll County Sheriff's Office 06-25-1978
157.
Davis, Harry E. Jailer Marshall County Sheriff's Office 09-09-1978
158.
Barrickman, Bobby Junior Officer Newton Police Department 09-30-1979
159.
VanHaaften, John Ernest Patrolman Pella Police Department 04-09-1980
160.
Rice, Wayne Robert Officer Waterloo Police Department 07-12-1981
161.
Hoing, Michael Wayne Officer Waterloo Police Department 07-13-1981
162.
Mullikin, William Frederick Deputy Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office 07-14-1981
163.
Ash, Ralph Richard Chief Swea City Police Department 08-08-1981
164.
Otto, Duane Herman Deputy Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office
10-08-1981
165.
Sunner, Bret Nathan Officer Cedar Rapids Police Department 06-08-1984
166.
Whitney, Charles Gerald Trooper Iowa State Patrol 06-16-1985
167.
McPherren, Daniel Mark Sr. Officer Newton Police Department 09-13-1985
168.
Dietsch, Lance G. Trooper Pilot Iowa State Patrol 06-30-1989
169.
Gerling, Stanley E. Trooper Iowa State Patrol 06-30-1989
170.
Shatswell, Cole B. Chief Onawa Police Department 10-22-1989
171.
Nieland, Allen Patrick Trooper Pilot Iowa State Patrol 10-14-1990
172.
Stone, Todd Wayne Officer (K9) Clinton Police Department 01-27-1993
173.
Heimbecker, Phillip Arthur Sr. Captain Woodbury County Sheriff's Office 06-11-1993
174.
Hermann, Jon Eric Corporal Woodbury County Sheriff's Office 06-11-1993
175.
Hayward, Kipton L. Deputy Polk County Sheriff's Office 10-09-1993
176.
Androy, Gilbert Glen Deputy Fremont County Sheriff's Office 10-16-1997
177.
Halligan, Carroll Edward Deputy Muscatine County Sheriff's Office 11-09-1998
178.
McElderry, Dennis Ray Deputy Davis County Sheriff's Office 01-03-2003
179.
Wissink, Sean Officer Des Moines Police Department 02-11-2007
180.
Hildreth, Roger Officer Des Moines Police Department 02-21-2008
181.
Smith, Robert Chief Stuart Police Department 08-13-2010
182.
Stein, Eric Sergeant Keokuk County 04-04-2011
183.
Toney, Mark Trooper Iowa State Patrol 09-20-2011
184.
Snider, Howard James Sergeant Ames Police Department 06-17-2012
185.
Buenting, Jamie Officer Rockwell City Police Department 09-13-2013
186.
Farrell, Susan Louise Officer Des Moines Police Department 03-26-2016
187.
Puente-Morales, Carlos Bernabe Officer Des Moines Police Department 03-26-2016
188.
Miller, Shawn Glenn Sergeant West Des Moines Police Department 08-03-2016
189.
Martin, Justin Scott Officer Urbandale Police Department 11-02-2016
190.
Beminio, Anthony David Sergeant Des Moines Police Department 11-02-2016
191.
Burbridge, Mark Deputy Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Office 05-01-2017

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