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Department of Justice
U.S. Attorney’s Office
Eastern District of Wisconsin

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Thursday, February 7, 2019

U.S. Attorney Fallen Law Enforcement Officer Statement of Support

United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin Matthew D. Krueger issued the following statement regarding Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner, who was shot and killed in the line of duty yesterday: “Our heartfelt condolences go out to Officer Rittner's family, friends, and law enforcement colleagues. Officer Ritter selflessly dedicated himself to protecting the residents of the City of Milwaukee, and his death is a tragic loss for the entire community.  His sacrifice and service will not be forgotten.”

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For Additional Information Contact:

Public Information Officer Kenneth B. Gales – (414) 297-1700

Updated February 7, 2019