Police Officer Joseph Kubacki

Police Officer Joseph Kubacki

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, May 24, 1924

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Joseph Kubacki

Officer Joseph Kubacki succumbed to a gunshot wound received while chasing auto thieves down an alley at 1 am.

During the chase Officer Kubacki fired five warning shots into the air. The thieves returned fire, striking him in the leg. His partner found him and rushed him to the hospital, where he later succumbed to the wound.

Officer Kubacki had served with the Milwaukee Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

stolen vehicle, pursuit

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Officer Kubacki,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Milwaukee. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

May 24, 2024

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