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Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony

 

ATTORNEY GENERAL J.B. VAN HOLLEN TO SPEAK AT WISCONSIN
 LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL CEREMONY

 

MADISON - Once a year a special time is set aside for the remembrance of those we cannot thank enough all year long: Wisconsin law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty, and their families.

 

Friday, May 7
Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony
State Capitol
North Hamilton Street entrance to the Capitol
Noon

 

This year four names will be added to the memorial at the ceremony. Alma City Marshall John Gatenbein of the Alma Police Department who was shot and killed during a dispute at a bar on November 12, 1922, Baraboo Police Department Patrolman Jeremiah Buckley who died as a result of injuries sustained after a fall on January 7, 1931, Wisconsin Department of Revenue State Agent Arthur Fadness who died of a heart attack while conducting a raid for illegal gambling on August 31, 1958, and Wisconsin State Patrol Trooper Jorge Dimas who died from injuries he sustained in a May 9, 2009 vehicle crash on June 14, 2009.  

 

The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial was established by Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial, Inc. The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial, Inc. (WLEM) was first formed in 1990 and hosted the first Annual Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony in the State Capitol Rotunda in May, 1991