Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 12 years
Badge # 7495
Weapon: Handgun; Revolver
Offender: Died in prison
Patrolman Robert F. Wenzel was shot and killed during a traffic stop. At some point during the traffic stop, the motorist drew a revolver and fired two shots.
Patrolman Wenzel, though wounded, was able to return fire, striking the subject multiple times. The dedicated officer died as a result of the injuries he sustained.
The killer was found guilty of Patroman Wenzel's murder and sentenced to 75 to 150 years in prison. He died in prison June 26, 2011.
Patrolman Wenzel served with the agency for 12 years. He is survived by his wife and four children.