Deputy Sheriff Richard Allan Weinke

Deputy Sheriff Richard Allan Weinke

Sauk County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, April 5, 1998

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Richard Allan Weinke

Deputy Richard Weinke was killed in an accident while responding to back up another officer at a domestic disturbance call at approximately 4:30 am. The accident occurred about five miles north of Sauk City on US Highway 12. He was killed instantly when his patrol car collided with another vehicle.

Deputy Weinke had served with the agency for 4 years. He is survived by his wife, two young children, and his parents. His father also served with the Sauk County Sheriff's Department.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge 927

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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It has 20 years. Rich was my High School class mate and College roommate. He has never left me. I have been in Law Enforcement for 22 years now and still proudly tell our rookies how great of a person he was. Miss you every day.

Mike Radsek

March 10, 2018

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