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Deputy Sheriff Sung Hui Bang | Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

Deputy Sheriff

Sung Hui Bang

Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Thursday, August 17, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Aircraft accident

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Deputy Sheriff Sung Bang and Deputy Ralph Zylka were killed in a helicopter accident in Dodge County, Wisconsin while assisting in the search for a suspect.

Their helicopter experienced mechanical problems and crashed while returning to Milwaukee County. The deputies performed an instrumental role in apprehending the suspect, who was wanted for murdering an off-duty police officer. The helicopter was a 20-year-old military surplus aircraft.

Deputy Bang, the pilot, had been employed with the Milwaukee County Sheriff's Department for three years.

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Deputy Sheriff I Ralph Edward Zylka
Milwaukee County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin
End of Watch: Thursday, August 17, 2000
Cause: Aircraft accident

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