For members of the Fond du Lac Police Department, there’s another hurdle in getting over the pain of losing an officer in a standoff incident last March. The state Department of Justice has released photos, videos, and records from the investigation into the fatal shooting of Office Craig Birkholz.
Many redactions were made to what the DOJ released online about the shooting that killed Birkholz, critically wounded another officer, and led to the shooter taking his own life. Still, Police Captain Steve Klein says it is a reminder of Officer Birkholz’s sacrifice and the efforts of others that day. [Read more…]