A half-century later, Wis. city honors slain officer


By Andy Rathbun
St. Paul Pioneer Press

While on duty with the Hudson Police Department during the summer in 1953, Carol Weber's father was shot and killed trying to stop a robber.

Clarence Erickson Jr. was 26 years old and had been a cop for about a year. He had known for only a few weeks that he was to be a father for the first time.

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