Deputy Sheriff James C. Rieschl

Deputy Sheriff James C. Rieschl

Kenosha County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, July 2, 1961

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James C. Rieschl

Deputy Sheriff James Rieschl was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a call. He lost control of his cruiser on a curve and it flipped over several times.

Deputy Rieschl was killed on the second anniversary of his employment with the Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.

He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Rieschl,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Kenosha County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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July 2, 2021

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