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Trooper Robert O. Lietzan

Trooper Robert O. Lietzan Hometown: Westville, Indiana
Appointed: August 16, 1961
District: Connersville
July 11, 1937 - March 30, 1969

Responding to a complaint of a man firing shots at a family in a camping area in rural Franklin County, Trooper Lietzan and other police officers arrived on the scene to find the suspect in a barricaded position. As police called for the suspect to surrender, he fired several shots into the group of officers, fatally wounding Trooper Lietzan.

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