Police Officer Joseph A. Lecher

Police Officer Joseph A. Lecher

Milwaukee Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, March 21, 1943

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Joseph A. Lecher

Officer Joseph Lecher succumbed to gunshot wounds received one month earlier while attempting to arrest a burglary suspect in the man's residence. Although severely wounded, Officer Lecher was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Officer Lecher had been with the agency for nearly ten years.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 9 years, 10 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, February 21, 1943
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace and Olav Hashalom Officer Lecher.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 25, 2018

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