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Posted on: May 9, 2023

Remembering Deputy Leising

Photo of Kaitie Leising

It is with deep sorrow that we share the tragic news of the loss of one of our brave deputies. St. Croix County Deputy Kaitie Leising was killed in the line of duty. Together we mourn the loss of a Deputy, colleague, and friend. Our hearts and thoughts go out to Kaitie's family and friends.

Deputy Leising has served with the St. Croix County Sheriff's Office since 2022. Prior to that, she served with the Pennington County Sheriff's Office in South Dakota, for approximately 2 years.

Public Visitation & Funeral Service

The public visitation and funeral for Deputy Leising was held at the Hudson High School on Friday, May 12:

Watch the recording of the funeral service

Donations to the Family

If you are interested in donating to the family, a donation fund has been set up through WESTconsin Credit Union in honor of Deputy Leising. All contributions will be given directly to Deputy Leising's wife and child to support them through this trying time. Donations made out to "Benefit of Deputy Leising" can be sent to:

WESTconsin Credit Union
PO Box 269
New Richmond, WI 54017

or deposited at any WESTconsin Credit Union branch.

To protect donors from potential scammers, we currently do not have an online donation link set up. We cannot verify the legitimacy of donation efforts outside of the Sheriff’s Office.

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