Officer Lawrence Metsker
Officer Lawrence Metsker was hired on March 31, 1975.
On February 25, 1976, around 7:00 a.m., Officer Metsker was responding to a vehicle accident. Near the Little Manitowoc River on Waldo Blvd., Metsker lost control of his squad car, and collided with a tree. He died of injuries from the accident, and was laid to rest at Evergreen Cemetery on February 28, 1976.
Officer Metsker was born August 22, 1947 in Oklahoma City, OK. After graduation from high school, Metsker joined the U.S. Coast Guard, serving in Michigan and Wisconsin. On March 31, 1975, he resigned from the Coast Guard and was hired as a Manitowoc Patrol Officer.