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The Iowa Department of Public Safety Peace Officer Memorial Page Remembers . . .

Tama County Sheriff's Office Patch

MARSHAL
ROLLAND P. SMITH

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Marshal Rolland P. Smith was the City Marshal for Chelsea, Iowa. He was shot and killed on Thursday, December 5, 1901, when he interrupted several suspects burglarizing a bank in the middle of the night. Marshal Smith was shot in the head during an exchange of gunfire with the suspects.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 02-05-2010 (JLR)