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HONORING OUR HEROES:

MPD REMEMBERS FALLEN OFFICERS

The Milwaukee Police Department honors and remembers those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the citizens and City to whom they so faithfully served.

Click on a name to see their faces and learn the stories of these heroes.  


WENDOLYN TANNER 

Appointed: November 9, 1992         

Deceased: September 7, 1996


MICHAEL A. NIEHOFF 

Appointed: October 28, 1991           

Deceased: November 30, 1994


WILLIAM A. ROBERTSON 

Appointed: September 27, 1993     

Deceased: September 7, 1994 


MICHAEL R. TOURMO

Appointed: April 20, 1975                

Deceased: November 18, 1990  


RICHARD E. WAGNER 

Appointed: November 19, 1973       

Deceased: October 25, 1990


STEVEN J. HASENSTAB

Appointed: November 3, 1980        

Deceased: August 19, 1989


ROGER A. STERLING

Appointed: July 20, 1981                 

Deceased: May 11, 1987


DENNIS J. GORLEWSKI 

Appointed: November 21, 1960        

Deceased: March 25, 1987


ROSARIO J. COLLURA AND LEONARD R. LESNIEWSKI 

(COLLURA)

Appointed: October 10, 1966          

Deceased: March 19, 1985

(LESNIEWSKI) 

Appointed: March 26, 1969     

Deceased: March 19, 1985


SYDNEY C. SNOW 

Appointed: October 13, 1975             

Deceased: January 30, 1982


JOHN MACHAJEWSKI AND CHARLES S. MEHLBERG 

(MACHAJEWSKI)

Appointed: July 23, 1978       

Deceased: December 23, 1981

(MEHLBERG)

Appointed: February 19, 1978      

Deceased: December 23, 1981


THOMAS KIEFER

Appointed: May 21, 1973     

Deceased: November 25, 1977


ALBERT KOHN

Appointed: November 2, 1953     

Deceased: October 29, 1975


DENNIS OBRADOVICH

Appointed: May 5, 1969     

Deceased: August 17, 1975


MICHAEL DRAEGER

Appointed: October 20, 1969    

Deceased: December 28, 1974


THOMAS G. MATULIS AND ROBERT D. RILEY

(MATULIS)

Appointed: July 20, 1970     

Deceased: July 10, 1974

(RILEY)

Appointed: July 8, 1968     

Deceased: July 10, 1974


RONALD REAGAN

Appointed: May 6, 1968     

Deceased: December 13, 1973


GERALD HEMPE AND CHARLES T. SMITH

(HEMPE)

Appointed: November 21, 1966     

Deceased: January 31, 1973

(SMITH)

Appointed: May 22, 1972     

Deceased: January 31, 1973


PAUL DU PLANTY

Appointed: July 20, 1970     

Deceased: November 9, 1971


ALAN SROCZYNSKI   

Appointed: January 3, 1966     

Deceased: November 8, 1970


GEORGE FISH 

Appointed: March 19, 1962     

Deceased: September 23, 1970


BRYAN MOSCHEA

Appointed: October 4, 1965     

Deceased: July 31, 1967


RONALD T. HOGAN

Appointed: August 11, 1952     

Deceased: May 2, 1967


JAMES J. RIVERS

Appointed: July 22, 1957     

Deceased: March 21, 1966


ROBERT KRAEMER

Appointed: February 22, 1960     

Deceased: February 7, 1963


RAYMOND A. NENCKI

Appointed: January 2, 1948     

Deceased: October 5, 1959


VERNON WHITE

Appointed: August 11, 1941     

Deceased: November 10, 1951


ELMER W. BATES

Appointed: May 1, 1939     

Deceased: August 23, 1948


VALENTINE ADAM 

Appointed: January 2, 1948     

Deceased: March 6, 1948


ARNOLD WERNER

Appointed: June 1, 1942     

Deceased: July 10, 1943


JOSEPH LECHER

Appointed: May 23, 1933     

Deceased: March 21, 1943


GEORGE RAABE

Appointed: May 27, 1929     

Deceased: November 2, 1937


NELS GOODMAN

Appointed: May 4, 1925     

Deceased: August 10, 1937


CHARLES GEORGE

Appointed: January 1, 1930      

Deceased: June 8, 1936 


HARRY PIESKE

Appointed: June 4, 1921     

Deceased: June 27, 1935


RICHARD R. ZINGLER

Appointed: April 26, 1924     

Deceased: February 8, 1933


ROBERT BAHLKE

Appointed: January 3, 1922      

Deceased: February 23, 1932


HILBERT THUROW

Appointed: July 9, 1926     

Deceased: August 22, 1930


HAROLD W. SCHMIDT

Appointed: February 9, 1923     

Deceased: April 4, 1925


JOSEPH KUBACKI

Appointed: April 1, 1919     

Deceased: May 24, 1924 


WALTER LUEDTKE

Appointed: June 6, 1921     

Deceased: December 18, 1924


WILLIAM KAMMERLING

Appointed: January 26, 1917   

Deceased: January 28, 1922


NINE OFFICERS DIE IN SINGLE INCIDENT

(FRANK CASWIN) 

Appointed: February 1, 1915       

Deceased: November 24, 1917        

(HENRY DECKERT)

Appointed: October 21, 1913      

Deceased: November 24, 1917

(FRED KAISER) 

Appointed: February 7, 1905      

Deceased: November 24, 1917

(DAVID O'BRIEN)

Appointed: November 4, 1987    

Deceased: November 24, 1917

(CHARLES SEEHAWER)

Appointed: December 1, 1899    

Deceased: November 24, 1917

(STEPHEN STECKER) 

Appointed: December 1, 1899    

Deceased: November 24, 1917           

(EDWARD SPINDLER)

Appointed: July 1, 1903               

Deceased: November 24, 1917              

(AL TEMPLIN)

Appointed: October 17, 1904      

Deceased: November 24, 1917   

(PAUL WEILER)

Appointed: December 13, 1906   

Deceased: November 24, 1917


CHARLES W. GUDGELL

Appointed: November 1, 1910    

Deceased: August 22, 1916


PETER GAUER

Deceased: July 3, 1909 


OTTO H. FLIETH

Appointed: October 1, 1886

Deceased: December 17, 1908 


ERNEST JOHNSON

Deceased: September 15, 1904


JOHN KASSOW

Appointed: March 1, 1890

Deceased: September 30, 1899


FRANK PISZCZEK

Deceased: June 22, 1884


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