Police Officer George H. Raabe

Police Officer George H. Raabe

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, November 2, 1937

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George H. Raabe

Officer George Raabe was shot and killed when he and two other officers surprised three safe crackers attempting to burglarize a dairy company.

During a shootout, all three officers were shot, and Officer Raabe died of his wounds. One of the suspects was also shot and killed.

Officer Raabe had been with the Milwaukee Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his six children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 988

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender One shot and killed


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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

November 3, 2022

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