Chippewa Valley authorities honor officers killed in southern WI

Chippewa Valley (WQOW) – In the past two days, two off-duty officers were killed in southeastern Wisconsin.

In Racine, an officer was killed trying to stop an armed robbery suspect.

More: Racine officer killed trying to stop armed robbery suspect

In Milwaukee, an officer was killed in a car crash.

More: Milwaukee officer killed in crash

Now, Chippewa Valley law enforcement and emergency departments are mourning with the Milwaukee and Racine departments.

Below are social media posts from local departments.

A sad day for #Wisconsin , Milwaukee Police Department, & loved ones of Officer Her.

Posted by Eau Claire Police Department on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Our thoughts are with the Racine Police Department today. Thank you, Officer Hetland, for your service and sacrifice.

Posted by Eau Claire Police Department on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Our deepest sympathies go out to both families, departments and communities.

Posted by Bloomer Police Department on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Please keep the Wisconsin LE family in your thoughts.Sadly an off duty Racine Police Department officer was shot and…

Posted by Barron County Sheriff's Department on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Sadly last night, an off duty Racine Police Officer was shot and killed while attempting to stop an armed robbery, and…

Posted by St. Croix County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Posted by Chippewa Fire District Lafayette Station #3 on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

The Racine Police Department and the community of Racine mourns the loss of one of our own. The outpouring of support…

Posted by Racine Police Department on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Milwaukee Police Department off duty officer fatally struck.On Tuesday, June 18th, 2019, at 1:35 AM, Milwaukee Police…

Posted by Milwaukee Police Department on Tuesday, June 18, 2019

 

 

 

 

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

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