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One Year After Tragic Shooting Death of Officer, Department Recounts Its Response and Recovery

By Dave Malone On March 20, 2011, the Fond du Lac Wisconsin Police Department was suddenly faced with an incident that led to the on-duty, fatal shooting of Officer Craig Birkholz, the near fatal wounding of Officer Ryan Williams, and the wounding of Officer Ryan’s Officer K-9. Unfortunately, this is a scenario far too common for many departments across the United States.

One Year After Tragic Shooting Death of Officer, Department Recounts Its Response and Recovery

By Dave Malone On March 20, 2011, the Fond du Lac Wisconsin Police Department was suddenly faced with an incident that led to the on-duty, fatal shooting of Officer Craig Birkholz, the near fatal wounding of Officer Ryan Williams, and the wounding of Officer Ryan’s Officer K-9. Unfortunately, this is a scenario far too common for many departments across the United States.