Patrolman Theodore Husting

Patrolman Theodore Husting

Sheboygan Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, March 27, 1937

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Theodore Husting

Patrolman Theodore Husting was shot and killed when he discovered a burglary in progress. He was walking his nightly rounds when he observed a man inside a tavern at 1028 Lincoln Avenue. As he looked inside a window the suspect shot him with a .45 caliber handgun he had found inside. The suspect was convicted of the murder, but served only 11 years before being released.

Patrolman Husting had been with the agency for six years and was survived by his wife.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 77

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Released after 11 years

burglary in progress

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