17Jun2019

Patrol Officer John D. Hetland

Patrol Officer John Hetland was shot and killed while intervening in an armed robbery while off duty at 9:40 pm.

He observed the robbery occurring outside of a bar at 1936 Lathrop Avenue and took immediate action to intervene. The subject opened fire on him, fatally wounding him. The subject fled the scene and remains at large.

Officer Hetland had served with the Racine Police Department for 24 years. He is survived by his two children and parents.

Discussion

No responses to "Patrol Officer John D. Hetland"

There are no comments yet, add one below.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.