Fallen officer remembered



Hastings Police Capt. Gene Boner speaks during a
remembrance ceremony for fallen Hastings police officer
Joel Conklin Wednesday at the Hastings Police Department.

Family, friends and fellow officers remembered fallen officer Joel Conklin Wednesday at the Hastings Police Department.

Conklin was fatally shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call on Oct. 9, 1993. Wednesday marked the 20th anniversary of his death.

The family and officers held a private ceremony at Conklin's burial site in Juniata before returning to Hastings for a public remembrance.

To read more, see Thursday's Hastings Tribune or the Tribune e-edition.>>>


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