Conservation Warden Andrew A. Krakow

Conservation Warden Andrew A. Krakow

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, June 5, 1990

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Andrew A. Krakow

Conservation Warden Krakow was shot and killed by a 13-year-old juvenile who had threatened to kill his mother. She barricaded herself inside their home and called the Marquette County Sheriff's Office. The suspect had taken a pick-up truck to his grandparents' to obtain a rifle. The truck was spotted by Warden Krakow who was assisting the department with the domestic disturbance call. Krakow reported over the radio that he'd located the truck but he was shot and killed before he could exit his squad car.

The suspect was convicted of Warden Krakow's murder but was released after serving 12 years at Lincoln Hills School.

Warden Krakow served 14 years with law enforcement. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 149

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released after 12 years

domestic, juvenile offender

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Warden Krakow,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Wisconsin. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

June 5, 2020

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