Patrolman Fred Mueller

Patrolman Fred Mueller

Manitowoc Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Tuesday, July 5, 1932

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Fred Mueller

Patrolman Mueller was shot and killed during the early morning hours when he stopped to investigate two brothers asleep in a parked car. When he told them to step outside the car they attacked him; gained control of his service revolver; and shot him in the thigh. He died in the hospital from his wound 23 days later.

On March 24, 1934, both suspects were arrested by police in Hays, Kansas. Both were convicted of second degree murder April 3, 1934. The gunman was sentenced to 14 to 25 years in prison. His brother was sentenced to 14 to 20 years.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, June 12, 1932
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to 14 to 25 years

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 13, 2015

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