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Police Officer George H. Raabe | Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

Police Officer

George H. Raabe

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Tuesday, November 2, 1937

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 37

Tour: 8 years

Badge # 988

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One shot and killed

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Officer Raabe was shot and killed when he and two other officers surprised three safe crackers attempting to burglarize a dairy company. During a shootout all three officers were shot, and Officer Raabe died of his wounds. One of the suspects was also shot and killed.

Officer Raabe had been with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his six children.

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RIP Officer Raabe, your son Tom is now with you in Heaven.

Tim Kriz, Retired Captain
West Allis, WI PD
January 20, 2013

 

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