Patrolman Carl O. Nystrom

Patrolman Carl O. Nystrom

Tomahawk Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, June 9, 1945

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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

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My uncle. I never knew him. Died a year before I was born. Had never seen a picture of him. Sounds like he was a really nice guy and a very good officer. Couldn't be prouder.

Gary Nystrom

Gary Nystrom

December 28, 2015

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