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Fallen Officers Memorial
Council Bluffs Police - A Tradition of Courage

Their Sacrifices Will Not Be Forgotten

Six Council Bluffs officers have given their lives in the line-of-duty. Their names are engraved at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C. We encourage you to visit the memorial and join us in honoring all of the brave men and women in this country who have made the ultimate sacrifice. 

"A coward turns away, but a brave man's choice is danger."

    ~Euripides, 412 BC

Fallen Officers List
Please take the time to read these officers’ biographies and learn about those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the line-of-duty.

Department Overview
Council Bluffs has been almost completely reshaped since its establishment in 1853. Astonishing advances in technology, communications, and transportation over the decades have transformed all of western civilization. Policing has also changed dramatically, eventually breaking free of political chains and evolving into a highly trained profession, but one thing has never changed - the courage it takes to be a police officer.