Deputy Sheriff Edward R. Hoffman

Deputy Sheriff Edward R. Hoffman

Marinette County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Friday, May 26, 2000

Edward R. Hoffman

Deputy Edward Hoffman died when he suffered a heart attack while conducting a search and rescue operation.

Deputy Hoffman, a member of the department's dive team, was sent to a neighboring county to search a lake for a missing fisherman. During the search, Deputy Hoffman surfaced unconscious. Other rescue workers on the scene attempted to revive him, but were unsuccessful. The search was taking place in 50 to 75 feet deep water.

Deputy Hoffman had been employed with the Marinette County Sheriff's Office for 17 years, and is survived by his wife and four daughters.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 26, 2015

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