Patrolman Paul A. Kraby

Patrolman Paul A. Kraby

Stoughton Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, September 30, 1934

Paul A. Kraby

Patrolman Kraby was shot and killed in an ambush attack while he walked his beat. A suspect shot him with a shotgun from behind a fence.

Ten days later a former policeman was arrested and charged with his murder. The prosecuting attorney contended that he killed Patrolman Kraby with a shot intended for another policeman whom he held a grudge against. He was acquitted on April 27, 1935.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

March 5, 2014

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