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Rex Engelbert biography: 10 things about Nashville, Tennessee cop from Chicago, Illinois

Rex A. Engelbert is a police officer from Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States. Here are 10 more things about him:

  1. He is originally from Chicago, Illinois, USA.
  2. He grew up in Forest Glen, Chicago with his four brothers.
  3. He is 6’1″ tall. His registered weight is 225 pounds.
  4. He is 2 years younger than his brother Kevin M. Engelbert.
  5. In 2010, he graduated from Queen of All Saints School in Sauganash, Chicago.
  6. In 2014, he graduated from Loyola Academy in Wilmette, New Trier Township, Cook County, Illinois where he played football.
  7. In 2018, he graduated from the University of Dayton in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, USA with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice.
  8. In 2019, he joined the Metropolitan Nashville Police Department in Nashville.
  9. On March 27, 2023, he and Michael Collazo were among the five police officers who responded to The Covenant School, a Christian school in Nashville, where Audrey Elizabeth Hale fatally shot six people. He and Collazo fatally shot Hale inside the school. At the time, his fiancée was working as a teacher at a different Christian school in Nashville.
  10. He was 27 years old when 46th U.S. president Joe Biden talked to him, Collazo and Metropolitan Nashville Police Department chief John Drake separately on March 28, 2023.

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