Chief of Police Charles F. Liebenow

Chief of Police Charles F. Liebenow

Horicon Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, June 2, 1941

Charles F. Liebenow

Chief Charles Liebenow was shot and killed while attempting to talk to a suspect during a domestic disturbance. The suspect was hiding in a garage and suddenly opened fire. He committed suicide after killing Chief Liebenow.

Chief Liebenow had served for 14 years with the agency. He was survived by his wife and four children and is buried at Oakhill Cemetery in Horicon, Wisconsin.


  • Age 68
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Committed Suicide

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 2, 2015

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