Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # 14086
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Patrolman William Charles Marsek and his partner, Patrolman Bruce N. Garrison, were killed during an arrest of a wanted fugitive.
The two officers, assigned to Area Six Special Operations, observed the man enter a tavern. When the officers entered the tavern they could not see because of the poor lighting. As the officers moved further inside, the wanted subject opened fired, striking the officers in the head and chest.
The assailant fled to Wisconsin. He was killed in a gun battle with Milwaukee Police.
Related Line of Duty Deaths
Police Officer Bruce N. Garrison