Marshal Edmund E. Hanske

Marshal Edmund E. Hanske

Kiel Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, August 23, 1914

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Edmund E. Hanske

Marshal Edmund Hanske was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while attempting to flag the vehicle down for speeding. He was struck as he stepped into the roadway.

The juvenile driver who fled the scene was apprehended and charged with manslaughter.

Marshal Hanske had served with the Kiel Police Department for 1 year. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Charged with manslaughter

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On behalf of the acting U.S. Attorney, Assistant U.S. Attorneys, and support staff for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, we honor law enforcement officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice. During National Police Week the focus is even greater that we never forget the officers and their families. Today, May 12th, 2021, we honor and remember you Officer Hanske. Rest in Peace.

United States Attorney's Office

May 12, 2021

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