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Retired Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Mark Van Horn #231, age 71, passed away on Tuesday, August 23, 2022, in Longmont, Colorado.  Trooper Van Horn was a member of the 33rd Patrol Camp which began September 14, 1987, and graduated December 11, 1987.  

After graduation, Trooper Van Horn was stationed in Lincoln and assigned to the Traffic Services Division where he worked as a trooper, as a member of the SPEED (State Patrol Extra Enforcement Detachment) Team, and then later as a K9 handler.  Trooper Van Horn became proficient in the Drug Recognition Expert (DRE) training program and helped instruct many officers who gained certification through his classroom instruction. 

Trooper Van Horn transferred to Troop E – Chadron in 2000 and eventually retired there on December 31, 2010. 

Funeral service information has not yet been determined.  This notification will updated once it is received.