Killed in the line of duty
Wardens who have given their lives in the line of duty
Life Saving Awards
Given to employees in recognition of their service.
Valor Awards
Given to employees in recognition of their service.
Distinguished Service
Given to employees in recognition of their service.

Law Enforcement Distinguished Service Award

The employees listed below were presented with the Distinguished Service Award in recognition of their service.

Past Honoree's

Warden Date Location
John Krull 10/21/1995 Superior Area
Warden Krull was confronted by an attacker which ended with warden Krull resorting to the use of deadly force.
Steve Dewald 5/13/1994 LaCrosse County
Warden Dewald confronted and arrested 6 armed burglars in a wooded area.
Roy Zellmer 5/13/1994 LaCrosse County
Warden Zellmer confronted and arrested 6 armed burglars in a wooded area.
Bob Goerlinger 9/01/1990 Keyes Lake
Warden Goerlinger was confronted by attacker in the water while wearing waders. Warden Goerlinger was able to subdue the attacker.
Last revised: Wednesday March 28 2012