Lieutenant Inno H. Suek

Lieutenant Inno H. Suek

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Saturday, September 30, 1972

Inno H. Suek

Lieutenant Suek was shot and killed by three-robbery suspects while working an off-duty security job. Lieutenant Suek was working in a liquor store when three men entered to rob the store. Lieutenant Suek struggled with one of the suspects and was shot and killed.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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I am a retired Boeing Engineer, 85 years old. During my life, 3 years in USAF, I have encountered MP's and Policeman, some bad and most good. In 1956, attending the U of M I lived in a boarding house for men. That summer in walked a new room mate who had just returned from military service and started working as a Minneapolis Policeman. He worked Lake Street, rough part of town. He was a huge man, had a huge smile, and a huge gentle spirit. I asked him why he became a Policeman and he said, "I have been blessed with a huge body, there are hurting people out there that do bad things and need help. That is my job." I always remembered his name so last month (Dec, 2014) with all the anti-police rhetoric, I decided to google search, Inno Suek. And this memorial page appeared. This old man sat down and cried. I will never forget him. People tear up when I tell them this story.

Norman Brueske, retired Engineer.
old room mate

January 6, 2015

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