5-16-19 fdl police memorial ceremony

Local law enforcement officers gathered at Hamilton Park near downtown Fond du Lac Wednesday to remember officers who have given their lives to protect the community.  Police chief Bill Lamb says in the city’s history, three Fond du Lac police officers have been killed in the line of duty.  Officer William Prinslow, in 1898, officer Nick Klaske in 1961 and officer Craig Birkholz in March 2011.  State trooper Trevor Casper was shot and killed in Fond du Lac on March 24, 2015 while attempting to apprehend a bank robbery and murder suspect.