FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A 26-year-old Fond du Lac police officer has died of COVID-19 problems, in line with his division.
The dying of Officer Joseph Kurer on Wednesday got here a day after his second baby was born, in line with an announcement from Chief Aaron Goldstein.
“Our total Fond du Lac Police Department household mourns the passing of Officer Joseph Kurer. Our love and condolences exit to Joseph’s spouse and kids and all these with whom he served,” Goldstein mentioned. “We, as a police division household will do every thing doable to proceed to supply assist and luxury to Joseph’s household. Joseph might be missed by everybody right here.”
Kurer joined the Fond du Lac Police Department in August 2018 and was a member of the Tactical Field Force Team, the Honor Guard Unit, Domestic Violence Intervention Team and was licensed as a area coaching officer.
According to police, Kurer was additionally a member of the Wisconsin National Guard. Before becoming a member of the Fond du Lac power, Kurer was a group service officer with the West Bend Police Department.
Early Thursday, an extended line of police autos, with lights flashing, escorted Kurer’s physique to a funeral dwelling the place officers will stand watch till providers are held. Funeral preparations are pending.
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