Iowa State Patrol officer Sgt. Jim Smith's funeral service (LIVE) | USA TODAY

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Published on 16 Apr 2021, 18:33
Iowa State Patrol officer Sgt. Jim Smith, a 27-year veteran will be laid to rest.

Sgt. Smith, three other State Patrol troopers and a Hardin County Sheriff's Deputy K-9 unit attempted to arrest Michael Thomas Lang, 41, in Lang's Grundy Center home last Friday. As they attempted to clear the home, Smith was hit by gunfire.

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