Monday, June 27, 2022

Sad news from the Belton Police Department

The Belton Police Department regrets to share the passing of Sergeant Harry "Butch" Halbasch on June 23, 2022. Sergeant Halbasch served four years with the United States Air Force before joining the police department on March 15, 1967.

During his career, he saw the police department grow from a four person staff. He was promoted to Sergeant on July 15, 1972 and Detective Sergeant on March 5, 1990. Sergeant Halbach retired from the department with 44 years of service to this community on October 7, 2011.

We offer the family and friends of Butch our sincere condolences as we share in your sadness. 

Funeral arrangements will be communicated by the family. In the first picture from Christmas 1977, Butch Halbasch is sitting in the first row second from the left.

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