Officer Norman J. Bretz

Officer Norman J. Bretz

Indiana State Excise Police, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, February 23, 1960

Norman J. Bretz

Officer Norman Bretz was killed in a single vehicle crash while performing alcohol beverage permit inspections in Warrick County.

His vehicle left the roadway on a curve on Indiana 161, approximately seven miles southeast of Boonville, and struck a utility pole.

Officer Bretz had served with the Indiana State Excise Police for one year. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Officer Bretz,
On today, the 57th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Indiana. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

February 23, 2017

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