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Chief of Police Frank Wieter | Breese Police Department, Illinois Breese Police Department, Illinois

Chief of Police

Frank Wieter

Breese Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, April 14, 1927

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 53

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .25 caliber

Offender: Apprehended

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Chief Frank Wieter was shot and killed while walking a man to the city hall.

The suspect suddenly produced a .25-caliber handgun and shot Chief Wieter to death. The suspect was apprehended and confessed to the murder.

Chief Wieter was survived by his wife and two daughters.

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Chief Wieter's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 6-22-16 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
June 22, 2016


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