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John Hetland Biography

Off-Duty Cop is Shot Dead: John Hetland Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

John Hetland Biography

John Hetland Biography

John Hetland of the Racine Police Department was shot and killed in an attempt to stop an armed robbery at a bar Monday, June 17, 2019, according to the Department Facebook page. The suspect, who was seen on surveillance cameras wearing a hood and a mask, is still at large.

According to one of the bar owners, he fled out a back door after struggling with Hetland. It is unclear how many times the cop was shot.


Currently, no arrests have been made.

John Hetland Age

He was 49 years old.

life and property.’

‘It is with profound sadness and grief that we announce the line of duty death,’ chief Arthel L. Howell said.


Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • John Hetland, 49, was shot and killed on Monday night in Racine, Wisconsin 
  • He was killed in Teezers Tavern by a masked gunman who is still at large 
  • Hetland struggled with him when he entered the bar and was fatally shot
  • The gunman fled through a backdoor afterwards, one of the owners said
  • The cop was a 24-year veteran and once worked for the FBI 
John Hetland Biography
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