It happened just after 5:00 p.m. near at the intersection of N. 76th St. and W. Silver Spring Dr. Footage from Chopper 4 shows heavy damage to the squad car, which rolled off the road until it was wedged near an overpass.
It's the first death in the line of duty for one of MPD's officers in 22 years.
The Glendale Police Department shared an image of a MPD badge with the caption "RIP Brother. Your sacrifice will not be forgotten."
The Germantown Police Department offered an image of a police officer kneeling in grief, with no caption:
Greenfield's police department changed its Facebook profile photo to an MPD badge, and shared their thoughts and prayers:
River Hills Police did the same thing, sharing their concern for the officer's family and whole Milwaukee Police Department:
Both the West Allis and East Troy police departments shared similar images as well: