Police Officer Ryan Andrew Bialke

Police Officer Ryan Andrew Bialke

Red Lake Nation Police Department, Tribal Police

End of Watch Tuesday, July 27, 2021

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Ryan Andrew Bialke

Police Officer Ryan Bialke was shot and killed while responding to reports of a suicidal subject at home on Highway 1 one mile west of Redby.

The subject opened fire and shot Officer Bialke as he arrived at the home. Officer Bialke was transported to the Indian Health Service Hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.

The man then fled into the woods after shooting Officer Bialke but was apprehended a short time later. On April 1, 2022, he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and will await sentencing.

Officer Bialke had served with the Red Lake Nation Police Department for six years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 37
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Minnesota
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Pleased Guilty to second-degree murder

suicidal subject

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Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

August 28, 2021

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