Lieutenant Matthew Gerome Hisler

Lieutenant Matthew Gerome Hisler

Fort Myers Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, January 3, 1930

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Matthew Gerome Hisler

Lieutenant Matthew Hisler succumbed to wounds sustained two days earlier when he was shot while attempting to arrest a man making threats and creating a disturbance at 1023 Alicia Street.

The man fired a shotgun blast into the lieutenant's leg. He was arrested after he fled the scene and charged with second-degree murder.

His trial resulted in a mistrial.

Lieutenant Hisler had served with the Fort Myers Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and eight children and is buried in Fort Denaud Cemetery, Denaud, Florida.

Bio

  • Age 56
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 30

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 1, 1930
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Arrested

disturbance

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Lt. Hisler, rest peace in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 21, 2019

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