Patrolman Michael R. Baribeau

Patrolman Michael R. Baribeau

Rice Lake Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, December 19, 1995

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Michael R. Baribeau

Patrolman Michael Baribeau was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance. Patrolman Baribeau was part of the Barron County Emergency Response Team attempting to arrest the suspect for shooting at his wife and children the previous night. The suspect was also shot and killed.

Officer Baribeau had served with the agency for 14 years. He is survived by his wife, daughter, and son.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 915

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Patrolman Baribeau,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Rice Lake. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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December 19, 2020

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