Police Officer Elmer A. Bates

Police Officer Elmer A. Bates

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, August 23, 1948

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Elmer A. Bates

Officer Bates was struck and killed by an automobile while crossing a busy street to assist a stranded motorist. He had been with the agency for nine years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 23, 2020

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