Patrol Officer Gerald W. Mork

Patrol Officer Gerald W. Mork

Iola Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, July 14, 1985

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Gerald W. Mork

Officer Mork was found shot to death in a cemetery while working the midnight shift. He had not radioed in his location and it is unknown why he was there and out of his patrol car.

The chief of the agency was later arrested and charged with Officer Mork's murder, but was acquitted.

Officer Mork also served as the village's fire chief. He was survived by his wife, 6-year-old daughter, and 2-year-old son.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 90

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; 9 mm
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 14, 2020

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