FOND DU LAC, Wis. (WFRV) – The Fond du Lac Police Department is mourning the death of 26-year-old Officer Joseph Kurer, after a battle with COVID-19. Officer Kurer joined the Department in August of 2018. He was part of the Tactical Field Force Team, Honor Guard Unit, Domestic Violence Intervention Team, and was certified as a Field Training Officer. Previously, Officer Kurer was an Aviation Operations Noncommissioned Officer (Sergeant) with the United States Army, Wisconsin National Guard. He was also a Community Service Officer with the City of West Bend Police Department.