Lois Gagner
Michael R Baribeau

In the Line of Duty

Patrolman Louis E Gagner

Patrolman Louis Gagner was killed when he came in contact with a live electric wire while directing traffic following a storm on July 27th, 1930. The wire was carrying 2,300 volts of electricity. Patrolman Louis was survived by his wife and children.




Patrolman Michael R Baribeau

Rice Lake Police Officer Michael R. Baribeau was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance on December 15, 1995. Patrolman Baribeau was part of an Emergency Response Team attempting to arrest a domestic abuse suspect for shooting at his wife and children the previous night.  The suspect was also shot and killed. Michael Baribeau was a 14-year veteran of the department and was survived by his wife, daughter, and son.