Deputy Hubert Staats

Deputy Hubert Staats

La Crosse County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, September 13, 1927

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Hubert Staats

Deputy Hubert Staats was accidentally shot and killed by another deputy while attempting to prevent a jail break. Deputy Staats, who was the county clerk, had been deputized by the sheriff to assist other deputies in preventing the jail break.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

September 13, 2020

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