Police Officer Peter Gauer

Police Officer Peter Gauer

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, July 3, 1909

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Peter Gauer

Officer Gauer was electrocuted to death while attempting to remove a live wire from a sidewalk. A milkman found his body later in the morning.
Officer Gauer had been with the agency for two years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Officer Gauer,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Milwaukee.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

July 3, 2019

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