Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years
Badge # 927
Cause: Automobile crash
Deputy Richard Weinke was killed in an accident while responding to back up another officer at a domestic disturbance call at approximately 4:30 am. The accident occurred about five miles north of Sauk City on US Highway 12. He was killed instantly when his patrol car collided with another vehicle.
Deputy Weinke had served with the agency for 4 years. He is survived by his wife, two young children, and his parents. His father also served with the Sauk County Sheriff's Department.