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K9 Officer Ryan Patrick Copeland | McFarland Police Department, Wisconsin McFarland Police Department, Wisconsin

K9 Officer

Ryan Patrick Copeland

McFarland Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Monday, November 23, 2015

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 3 years

Badge # K8435

Military veteran

Cause: Automobile crash

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K9 Officer Ryan Copeland was killed in a vehicle collision on County Highway N, near Bublitz Road in the town of Albion, at approximately 12:30 pm.

He was just beginning his shift and was traveling westbound when a Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources pickup truck crossed the center line and struck his patrol car head-on. Officer Copeland succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

It is believed that the DNR vehicle went out of control due to slushy conditions during a period of snow.

Officer Copeland was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the McFarland Police Department for three years.

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