Police Officer Paul G. DuPlanty

Police Officer Paul G. DuPlanty

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, November 9, 1971

Paul G. DuPlanty

Officer DuPlanty was killed after being knocked off of a bridge by a vehicle. He was directing traffic around a disabled automobile during dark and snowy conditions when another accident occurred. The last car struck during the accident slid into Officer DuPlanty and knocked over the railing of the bridge.

Officer DuPlanty was a Vietnam war veteran and had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for over one year.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge 435
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

directing traffic

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Thank you for your Service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

April 18, 2012

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