Patrolman Herbert Dreger

Patrolman Herbert Dreger

Madison Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, December 2, 1924

Herbert Dreger

Patrolman Herbert Dreger was killed by a shotgun blast when he was ambushed as he walked his beat. Two suspects were arrested a short time later. Patrolman Dreger had arrested one of them three weeks earlier for drunk driving.

A month later both suspects were tried and acquitted. The suspect who Patrolman Dreger arrested for drunk driving died of natural causes in 1927.

Patrolman Dreger was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Patrolman Dreger. Your service was appreciated.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 3, 2015

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