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Police Officers Killed While in Service

Milwaukee County Wisconsin Genealogy

Note: The National Law Enforcement Memorial is located on Judiciary Square, Washington, D.C.

OFFICER VALENTINE ADAM, JR.

Milwaukee Police Department
Saturday, March 6, 1948 

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while directing snow removal trucks
Tour of Duty: Two months

National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 46, W -12

OFFICER ROBERT BAHLKE

Milwaukee Police Department
Tuesday, February 23, 1932 

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while directing traffic
Date of Incident: Jan. 14, 1932
Tour of Duty: 10 years
Age: 45

National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 33, W-9

SPECIAL AGENT JAY P. BALCHUNAS

Wisconsin Department of Justice-Division of Criminal Investigation Madison, WI
d. Friday, November 5, 2004
Cause of Death: Gunfire on W. Villard Ave, Milwaukee
Weapon Used: Gun, unknown type
Suspect Info: Convicted
Date of Incident: Friday, October 29, 2004
Tour of Duty: 14 years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 32, West-24

PATROLMAN ROBERT BAHLKE

Milwaukee Police Department
d. February 23 1932

DEPUTY SHERIFF SUNG HUI BANG

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Thursday, August 17, 2000
Cause of Death: Helicopter Crash while assisting in the search for a suspect
Suspect Info: Captured during manhunt
Age: 31
Tour of Duty: 3 years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 58, W-22

OFFICER ELMER A. BATES

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Monday, August 23, 1948
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while crossing a street to assist a stranded motorist
Tour of Duty: Nine years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 63, W -14

DEPUTY AL BECKEMEIER

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Saturday, May 10, 1947
Cause of Death: Unidentified
No further information about the death of this officer
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 4, W -20

PATROLMAN STEPHEN G. BZDUSEK

Cudahy Police Department
d. Sunday, February 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Unidentified
Cause of Death: Automobile accident while en route to an investigation
Age: 48
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 60, E -15

OFFICER FRANK CASWIN

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917
Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 51, W -15

OFFICER FRANK CHYBOWSKI

South Milwaukee Police Department
d. Friday, July 12, 1946
Cause of Death: Unidentified
No further information on this death is available
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 41, W -3

OFFICER ROSARIO J. COLLURA

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Tuesday, March 19, 1985
Cause of Death: Gunfire during an interrupted drug deal while on patrol
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Apprehended
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 29, W -8

PATROLMAN HENRY DECKERT

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917 Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
Name: Henry Deckert
Date of Death: 11/24/1917
Date of Burial: 11/27/1917
Age at Death: 28
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 720 Center St.
Funeral Home: Becker, J.
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Block: 4 Section: B Lot: 170-n Grave: 1
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 63, W -1

DEPUTY SHERIFF I DAVID MICHAEL DEMOS

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Saturday, January 25, 1997
Cause of death: Struck by Drunk driver while assisting a disabled motorist.
Suspect info: fled and was later arrested
Age: 45
Tour of Duty: Fifteen years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 44, E -20

OFFICER MICHAEL L. DRAEGER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, December 28, 1974
Cause of Death: Burns sustained in fire after responding to an officer needs assistance call
Date of Incident: Monday, November 18, 1974
Name: Michael Draeger
Date of Death: 12/28/1974
Date of Burial: 12/31/1974
Age at Death: 26
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 8005 West Ohio Ave.
Funeral Home: Schaff v Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Block: 54 Lot: 116 Grave: 4
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 63, W -16

OFFICER PAUL G. DUPLANTY

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Tuesday, November 9, 1971 Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while directing traffic (thrown off bridge)
Tour of Duty: One year
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 38, W -14

PATROLMAN OTTO H. FLIETH

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, December 17, 1908
Cause of Death: Struck by streetcar while responding to an emergency call.
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 55, W -14

OFFICER GEORGE FISH

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, September 23, 1970
Cause of Death: Accidental Gunfire by another officer during a shootout with a suspect
Weapon Used: Officer's handgun
Suspect Info: Shot
Tour of Duty: Eight years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 53, W -1

PATROLMAN PETER GAUER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, July 3, 1909
Cause of Death: Electrocuted while removing a live wire from a sidewalk
Tour of Duty: two years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 37, W -3

PATROLMAN CHARLES GEORGE

Milwaukee Police Deparment
d. Monday, June 8, 1936
Cause of Death: Gunfire while searching for a burglary suspects
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 41, W -1

OFFICER NELS GOODMAN

Milwaukee Police Department
Tuesday, August 10, 1937
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident, thrown from the bike
Tour of Duty: Twelve years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 28, W -15

OFFICER DENNIS J. GORLEWSKI

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, March 25, 1987
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident after being hit by a dump truck while on motorcycle patrol
Tour of Duty: 26 yr
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 33, W -6

DEPUTY HOWARD F. GRUNDMAN

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Tuesday, January 30, 1934
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident while enroute to serve a summons
Age: 31
Tour of Duty: 4 yr
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 22, East-18

PATROLMAN CHARLES W GUDGELL

Milwaukee Police Department
d. August 22 1916

OFFICER STEVEN J. HASENSTAB

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, August 19, 1989
Cause of Death: automobile accident during vehicle pursuitv Age: 33
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 33, W -11

OFFICER RONALD ENNIS HEDBANY

Glendale Police Department
d. riday, October 28, 1994
Cause of Death: Gunfire after responding to a bank alarm
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 62, E -19

OFFICER GERALD W. HEMPE

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, January 31, 1973
Cause of Death: Gunfire during a traffic stop
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: Seven years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 44, W -3

OFFICER RONALD T. HOGAN

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Tuesday, May 2, 1967
Cause of Death: Gunfire during domestic disturbance
Weapon Used: Rifle
Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Tour of Duty: Fifteen years
Name: Ronald Hogan
Date of Death: 5/2/1967
Date of Burial: 5/5/1967
Age at Death: 36
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 3317 South 85th St.
Funeral Home: Bruskiewitz v Cemetery: Saint Adalbert Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Section: 8 Block: 7 Lot: 58 Grave: 2
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 47, W -5

OFFICER ERNEST JOHNSON

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, September 15, 1904
Cause of Death: Struck by train during a foot chase in the rail yards
Tour of Duty: four years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 46, E -18

PATROLMAN WILLIAM F. KAEMMERLING

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, January 28, 1922
Cause of Death: Injuries received in Motorcycle accident while on patrol
Date of Incident: Friday, January 20, 1922
Tour of Duty: five years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 63, W -4

PATROLMAN FREDERICK KAISER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917
Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 5, E -10

OFFICER THOMAS R. KIEFER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Friday, November 25, 1977 Cause of Death: Gunfire during domestic disturbance
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: Six years
Name: Thomas R. Kiefer
Date of Death: 11/25/1977
Date of Burial: 11/29/1977
Age at Death: 27
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 3828 South 92nd St.
Funeral Home: Krause
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Crypt: 125 Tier: F Side: L Inside: H
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 37, W -5

OFFICER ALBERT C. KOHN

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, October 29, 1975
Cause of Death: heart attack during a foot chase of a suspect
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 46, E -8

OFFICER JOHN KOSSOW

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, September 30, 1899
Cause of Death: Assault after responding to a domestic disturbance
Weapon Used: Officer's nightstick
Suspect Info: Apprehended
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 55, W -2

OFFICER ROBERT E. KRAEMER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, February 7, 1963 Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident struck by another emergency vehicle while responding to an accident
Tour of Duty: Three years
Name: Robert Kraemer
Date of Death: 2/7/1963
Date of Burial: 2/9/1963
Age at Death: 31
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 5483 North 75Th Ct.
Funeral Home: Heiden/lange
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Block: 18 Section: 2 Lot: 134 Grave: 1
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 51, W -11

OFFICER JOSEPH KUBACKI

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, May 24, 1924
Cause of Death: Gunfire while chasing theives
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: Three years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 54, W -14

PATROLMAN LOUIS LARSEN

Milwaukee Police Department
d. July 22, 1899

PATROLMAN JOSEPH A. LECHER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Sunday, February 21, 1943
Cause of Death: Gunfire during burglary suspect arrest
Date of Incident: January, 1943
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Tour of Duty: ten years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 54, W -10

PATROLMAN JOSEPH LECHER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. March 21 1943

OFFICER LEONARD R. LESNEISKI

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Tuesday, March 19, 1985
Cause of Death: Gunfire during an interrupted drug deal while on patrol
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Apprehended
Tour of Duty: Sixteen years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 55, W -15

PATROLMAN WALTER LUEDTKE

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, December 18, 1924
Cause of Death: Gunfire during domestic disturbance
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Apprehended
Tour of Duty: three years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 51, W -7

OFFICER JOHN A. MACHAJEWSKI

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, December 23, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire while in response to an armed robbery
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Name: John Machajewski
Date of Death: 12/23/1981
Date of Burial: 12/28/1981
Age at Death: 24
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 4402 South Lenox
Funeral Home: Sass, M.
Cemetery: Saint Adalbert Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Section: 4 Block: 2 Lot: 22 Grave: 5
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 5, E -12

OFFICER THOMAS G. MATULIS

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, July 10, 1974
Cause of Death: Gunfire while attempting to intervene with a disorderly man outside of a bar. (officer was off-duty)
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Acquitted
Tour of Duty: Four years
Name: Thomas Matulis
Date of Death: 7/10/1974
Date of Burial: 7/13/1974
Age at Death: 27
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 3782 South 93Rd St.
Funeral Home: Bruskiewitz
Cemetery: Saint Adalbert Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Section: 8 Block: 4 Lot: 11 Grave: 4
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 55, W -3

OFFICER CHARLES S. MEHLBERG

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, December 23, 1981
Cause of Death: Gunfire while in response to an armed robbery
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 37, W -13

OFFICER BRYAN J. MOSCHEA

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Monday, July 31, 1967
Cause of Death: Gunfire during a standoff
Date of Incident: Monday, July 31, 1967
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Killed during standoff
Tour of Duty: Two years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 63, W -5

OFFICER RAYMOND A. NENCKI

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Monday, October 5, 1959
Cause of Death: Gunfire after responding to a call of a suspicious salesman (later found to be wanted for murder)
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Tour of Duty: Eleven years
Name: Raymond A. Nencki
Date of Death: 10/5/1959
Date of Burial: 10/8/1959
Age at Death: 38
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 4876 North 89Th St.
Funeral Home: Schramka
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Block: 7 Lot: 458 Grave: 1
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 29, W -10

OFFICER FRANK NENNING

South Milwaukee Police Department
d. Friday, January 1, 1937
Cause of Death: Unidentified
No further information on this death is available
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 41, W -16

OFFICER MICHAEL NIEHOFF

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, December 1, 1994
Cause of Death: Automobile accident; two police cars collided during a domestic disturbance call
Age: 27
Name: Michael Niehoff
Date of Death: 11/30/1994
Date of Burial: 8/12/1995
Age at Death: 27
Marital Status: Single
Funeral Home: Family
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Crypt: 9 Tier: A Outside: P-15
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 41, E -19

OFFICER DENNIS LEE O'BRADOVICH

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Sunday, August 17, 1975
Tour of Duty: 6 yr
Cause of Death: Gunfire while attempting to apprehend four armed robbery suspects (officer was off-duty)
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: Six years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 54, W -4

PATROLMAN DAVID O'BRIEN

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917
Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 5, E -9

PATROLMAN HARRY PIESKE

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, June 27, 1935
Cause of Death: Motorcyle accident/ hit by a Hit-and-run driver while escorting a convoy of U.S. Army trucks through the city
Date of Incident: Saturday, June 15, 1935
Weapon Used: Automobile
Tour of Duty: Fourteen years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 44, W -6

PATROLMAN FRANK PISCZECK

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Sunday, June 22, 1884 Cause of Death: Shot and killed after arrest of a suspect
Weapon Used: Gun
Suspect Info: Never Apprehended
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 55, W -13

PATROLMAN GEORGE H. RAABE

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Tuesday, November 2, 1937
Cause of Death: Gunfire while apprehending burglars
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: One shot and killed
Tour of Duty: Eight years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 37, W -2

OFFICER RONALD PATRICK REAGAN

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, December 13, 1973
Cause of Death: Gunfire while attempting to stop a robbery at a bar; officer was off-duty
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: Five years
Name: Ronald Reagan
Date of Death: 12/13/1973
Date of Burial: 12/17/1973
Age at Death: 27
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 4447 North 68Th St.
Funeral Home: Schramka
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Block: 23 Lot: 54 Grave: 8
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 53, W -9

DEPUTY LLOYD RHODES

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Saturday, November 17, 1951
Cause of Death: Unidentified
No further information about the death of this officer
Name: Lloyd Rhodes
Date of Death: 11/17/1951
Date of Burial: 9/1/1963
Age at Death: 31
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 4136 West Kaul Ave.
Funeral Home: Schaff, J.
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Block: 14 Lot: 404 Grave: 2
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 2, W -12

OFFICER ROBERT D. RILEY

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, July 10, 1974
Cause of Death: Gunfire while attempting to intervene with a disorderly man outside of a bar. (officer was off-duty)
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Acquitted
Tour of Duty: Six years
Name: Robert Riley
Date of Death: 7/10/1974
Date of Burial: 7/12/1974
Age at Death: 28
Marital Status: Single
Last Address: 3116 South 16Th Street
Funeral Home: Sass, M.
Cemetery: Saint Adalbert Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Section: 1 Block: 13 Lot: 35sw4 Grave: 4
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 46, W -7

OFFICER JAMES J. RIVERS

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Monday, March 21, 1966
Cause of Death: Gunfire while responding to a robbery
Weapon Used: Handgun; 9 mm
Suspect Info: Shot
Tour of Duty: Nine years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 45, W -15

OFFICER WILLIAM ARTHUR ROBERTSON

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, September 7, 1994
Cause of Death: Gunfire shot fired into police van while on patrol
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Age: 31
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 50, E -19

OFFICER GEORGE ROBERT SASSAN

Glendale Police Department
d. Wednesday, July 23, 1975
Cause of Death: Unidentified
No further information about the death of this officer is available
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 45, W -3

DEPUTY WALLACE N. SCHILLING

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Wednesday, October 8, 1975
Cause of Death: Unidentified
No further information about the death of this officer
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 4, W -4

PATROLMAN HARRY W. SCHMIDT

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, April 4, 1925
Cause of Death: Gunfire during surveillance of two suspects
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: two years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 54, W -15

DETECTIVE CHARLES SEEHAWER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917
Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 28, W -10

OFFICER CHARLES T. SMITH

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, January 31, 1973
Cause of Death: Gunfire during a traffic stop
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: Eight months
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 54, W -15

OFFICER SYDNEY C. SNOW JR.

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, January 30, 1982
Cause of Death: Gunfire while serving a warrant at a pool hall
Weapon Used: Handgun; .25 caliber
Suspect Info: Shot and killed
Tour of Duty: Seven years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 43, W -4

ALARM OPERATOR EDWARD SPINDLER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917v Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 41, W -10

OFFICER ALAN SROCZYNSKI

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Sunday, November 8, 1970
Cause of Death: Automobile accident while pulling out of police garage
Tour of Duty: Four years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 29, W -10

PATROLMAN STEPHEN STECKER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917
Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 38, W -14

OFFICER ROGER A. STERLING

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Monday, May 11, 1987
Cause of Death: motor vehicle crash during a pursuit of a speeding motorist
Age: 31
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 46, W -16

OFFICER JOHN JEROME STOLL

South Milwaukee Police Department
d. Sunday, June 7, 1987
Cause of Death: Automobile accident while responding to a emergency call
Age: 28
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 55, W -5

OFFICER WENDOLYN ODELL TANNER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, September 7, 1996
Cause of Death: Gunfire while chasing a felony suspect on foot
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Shot by another officer
Age: 29
Tour of Duty: Four years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 52, W -20

DETECTIVE ALBERT TEMPLIN

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917 Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 45, W -5

OFFICER HILBERT F. THUROW

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Friday, August 22, 1930
Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while directing traffic
Tour of Duty: four years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 51, W -17

SERGEANT MICHAEL R. TOURMO

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Sunday, November 18, 1990
Cause of Death: Gunfire during foot pursuit of burglary suspect
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Age: 36
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 50, E -16

DEPUTY JOHN V. TRANDEL

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Friday, May 1, 1981
Cause of Death: Unidentified
No further information about the death of this officer
Name: John Trandel
Date of Death: 5/1/1981
Date of Burial: 5/5/1981
Age at Death: 46
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 6529 West Fremont Pl.
Funeral Home: Bruskiewitz
Cemetery: Saint Adalbert Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Section: 8 Block: 10 Lot: 81n3 Grave: 1
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 46, E -20

OFFICER RICHARD EDWARD WAGNER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Thursday, October 25, 1990
Cause of Death: heart attack
Age: 42
Name: Richard Edward Wagner
Date of Death: 10/25/1990
Date of Burial: 10/29/1990
Age at Death: 41
Marital Status: Married
Last Address: 4475 North 89Th St.
Funeral Home: Schramka
Cemetery: Holy Cross Cemetery And Mausoleum
Location: Block: 64 Lot: 537 Grave: 1
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 14, W -18

DETECTIVE PAUL WEILER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 24, 1917
Cause of Death: Bomb explosion at police headquarters
Case never solved
Eight other Milwaukee Police Dept. members killed in accident
Killed 11/24/1917 in an explosion at police headquarters
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 44, W -7

PATROLMAN ARNOLD O. WERNER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, July 10, 1943
Age: 30 (killed on his 30th birthday)
Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident during vehicle pursuit
Weapon Used: Automobile
Tour of Duty: one year
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 51, E -2

OFFICER VERNON V. WHITE

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Saturday, November 10, 1951 Cause of Death: Motorcycle accident while conducting civil defense training drill
Tour of Duty: Ten years
Name: Vernon White
Date of Death: 11/10/1951
Date of Burial: 11/13/1951
Age at Death: 38
Marital Status: Unknown
Last Address: 722 North 53rd St
Funeral Home: Becker
Cemetery: Calvary Cemetery
Location: Block: 4 Section: A Row: 127
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 52, W -1

PATROLMAN RICHARD ZINGLER

Milwaukee Police Department
d. Wednesday, February 8, 1933
Cause of Death: Gunfire while interrupting a robbery
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Tour of Duty: nine years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 41, W -15

DEPUTY SHERIFF I RALPH EDWARD ZYLKA

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department
d. Thursday, August 17, 2000
Cause of Death: helicopter crash while assisting in the search for a suspect
Suspect Info: Captured during manhunt
Age: 48
Tour of Duty: 24 years
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 40, W-22

Sources:
Officer Down Memorial Page
Wisconsin Police Officers Killed
Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial
National Law Enforcement Memorial
Builders of Milwaukee, by William George Bruce, 1946


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