Five police officers who died in the line of duty were honored at a ceremony outside the State Capitol today.
Included on that list was Milwaukee County Sherriff’s Deputy Sergio Aleman, who died in an Interstate vehicle crash, and Wauwatosa Officer Jennifer Sebena, who was shot to death on Christmas Eve while on patrol.
Sebena's Police Chief Barry Weber called her a public servant and said when officers die it “shakes us.”
“Their deaths were tragic. Nothing I can say will change that. But we are all better for knowing them and knowing their commitment. They believed in what they were doing and they were there for all of us. They were and remain our sister and brother.”
More than 260 officers have died in the line of duty since Wisconsin became a state.