Sheriff William A. Berg

Sheriff William A. Berg

Wood County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Thursday, July 16, 1931

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William A. Berg

Sheriff Berg was killed in an automobile accident in Portage County while transporting a prisoner to the Winnebago Mental Health Facility. Sheriff Berg's patrol car was struck by another vehicle and he was ejected from the vehicle. He was killed instantly.

Sheriff Berg had served with the Wood County Sheriff's Department for 25 years. He was buried in Wisconsin Rapids.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

March 11, 2014

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