The Fond du Lac Police Honor Guard Unit is made up of ten officers who participate in parades, police funerals, flag raising ceremonies and memorials. The Honor Guard Officer wears a special “Class A” uniform when representing the City of Fond du Lac at such events.
The Fond du Lac Police Honor Guard Unit dedicates itself to the memory of three Fond du Lac Police Officers who have given up their lives in the line of duty. Officer Joseph Kurer died in the line of duty due to complications from COVID-19 on September 22, 2021. Officer Craig Birkholz was shot and killed while responding to assist another officer who had been shot on March 20, 2011. Officer Nick Klaske was shot while investigating an armed burglary. He passed away on October 31, 1961. Officer William Prinslow was shot while investigating an armed robbery while walking to work. He passed away on November 18, 1898.
A National Law Enforcement Memorial is located in Washington D.C. and lists the names of 14,000 Law Enforcement Officers who have given up their lives in the line of duty.
Contact: Brian Bednarek at (920) 322-3700 Ext. 1176