INDEPENDENCE, Iowa — Funeral services will take place Friday morning for a fallen Iowa State Trooper.
Sgt. Jim Smith was a 27-year veteran of the Iowa State Patrol who was killed in the line of duty during a standoff in Grundy Center last week.
A public visitation took place Thursday night in his hometown of Independence.
Funeral services are being held Friday at 10:00 a.m. at Independence Community High School. WHO 13 will stream the service online at www.WHO13.com.
Flags in Iowa have been ordered to be flown at half-staff by Gov. Kim Reynolds to honor Sgt. Smith.