Patrolman Carl O. Nystrom

Patrolman Carl O. Nystrom

Tomahawk Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, June 9, 1945

Add to My Heroes

Carl O. Nystrom

Patrolman Carl Nystrom was shot and killed while attempting to serve a warrant on a known felon on a train in Tomahawk, Wisconsin.

The 30-year-old suspect was apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to life. He died in prison on September 11, 1970.

Patrolman Nystrom was survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 41
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Died in prison

Most Recent Reflection

View all 14 Reflections

Patrolman Nystrom,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tomahawk. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

June 9, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.