Deputy Sheriff Dan Thomas Glaze, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Dan Thomas Glaze, Jr.

Rusk County Sheriff's Office, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, October 29, 2016

Dan Thomas Glaze, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Dan Glaze was shot and killed while investigating a suspicious vehicle on Broken Arrow Road, near Highway 27, at approximately 11:00 pm.

He had arrived at the scene and located the vehicle in a field. He radioed in a description of the vehicle but did not respond to additional radio traffic or calls to his cell phone. Responding units found him inside his patrol car suffering from a gunshot wound.

A suspect was identified and located at his home approximately 11 hours later. The man fired at deputies from the residence before being taken into custody. On September 25th, 2018, the man was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide.

Deputy Glaze had served with the Rusk County Sheriff's Office for 18 months and had served in law enforcement for seven years.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 110

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of murder

suspicious vehicle

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018

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