‘A very difficult time:’ Law enforcement, emergency responders salute fallen Milwaukee police dept. officer

  • Source: WITI Fox Channel 6
  • Published: 02/07/2019 09:19 AM

VIDEO: Law enforcement officers, emergency responders and residents lined the route of a procession for a fallen Milwaukee police officer on Wednesday afternoon, Feb. 6. Officer Matthew Rittner was shot while serving a search warrant with the Milwaukee Police Department’s Tactical Enforcement Unit near 12th and Manitoba around 9:15 a.m. He later died from his injuries at Froedtert Hospital. He was 35 years old -- and a 17-year veteran of the Milwaukee Police Department. He served proudly with the Tactical Enforcement Unit for 10 years after starting with the department as a police aide in 2001. He was also a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.


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