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Iowa Officer Killed In Standoff With Felon

September 13, 2013  | 

Jamie Buenting shown center in this Facebook photo.
Jamie Buenting shown center in this Facebook photo.
A veteran Rockwell City (Iowa) Police officer was shot and killed early Friday by a barricaded suspect wanted on an assault warrant.

Officer Jamie Buenting, 37, died after he was struck by a single shot from a home at 502 Pleasant Street at about 1:40 a.m. Officers had arrived at the home at about 1:15 a.m. with an arrest warrant for Corey Alan Trott. Officers made contact with the 32-year-old Trott, which led to the standoff, reports KTIV.

Trott eventually surrendered at 5:22 a.m. He has been charged with first-degree murder and remains at the Sac County Jail.

Trott has a criminal history that includes a four-year prison sentence for first-degree harassment, and a felony of intimidation with a dangerous weapon, reports the Des Moines Register.

Buenting has been an officer since 1999, serving the past eight with the Rockwell City PD.


Comments (8)

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garyjansen @ 9/13/2013 3:30 PM

thers no for this killing its bad enough that we are in war what does killing
solve not1 dam thing its sad tht cop died bless it are those who mourn they
will be compfort blessitare those who work for peace they are gods children
gary

TheRookie @ 9/13/2013 3:50 PM

E.O.W., R.I.P. Officer Buenting. The Men & Women in Blue will take it from here. Thank you for your heroic service, and thank you Buenting family for his service to Protect & Serve the community.

Jim Davenport @ 9/13/2013 5:29 PM

Rest in peace brother.

Lou @ 9/13/2013 5:45 PM

God only chooses the finest soldiers for his army. R.I.P. Brother.

Wolfhunter164 @ 9/13/2013 11:39 PM

Rest in peace bro! Go easy.

David @ 9/14/2013 6:59 AM

RIP Brother,,,you gave all you had.

Trigger @ 9/16/2013 10:19 AM

Brother Jamie, thank you for your service. May the Good Lord hold you and your family close.

TERRY F. ZECH @ 9/19/2013 12:00 PM

Rest in peace Officer Buenting. We got it from here. My condolences to your family and to your department. The suspect will be judged accordingly.

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