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Officer Edward Baerwald | Wausau Police Department, Wisconsin Wausau Police Department, Wisconsin


Edward Baerwald

Wausau Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Wednesday, August 15, 1928

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 59

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Accidental

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Officer Edward Baerwald was killed after being knocked to the ground by a cable at the intersection of Clark Street and South 1st Avenue. The impact caused his head to strike the pavement.

He was working a security detail for a presidential parade for President Calvin Coolidge at the time of the accident.

Officer Baerwald had served with the Wausau Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.
March 11, 2014


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