Remarks by U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley of Iowa
Honors Iowa State
Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith
Tuesday, April 13,
I want to pay tribute to Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith, who courageously
gave his life in the line of duty this past Friday.
Smith, a 27-year Iowa State Patrol veteran and tactical team leader, put
himself in harm’s way on behalf of his fellow Iowans last week and it cost him
Smith is being remembered as a dedicated father, a loyal public servant and a
man of God who left a positive impression on all he encountered.
mourn with his family, fellow troopers, friends and the entire Independence,
Iowa community at this tragic loss.