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Town Marshal Olaf Riser | Miller Marshal's Office, Indiana Miller Marshal's Office, Indiana

Town Marshal

Olaf Riser

Miller Marshal's Office, Indiana

End of Watch: Friday, August 30, 1912

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 1 year, 8 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Electrocuted

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Town Marshal Olaf Riser was electrocuted in the town hall, located at Grand Boulevard and Miller Avenue, when he came in contact with a live wire while attempting to turn off the town lights.

The town of Miller was annexed by the city of Gary in December 1918.

Marshal Riser had been elected on November 8th, 1910, and was the town's only law enforcement officer.

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