Fond du Lac police gathered at the Law Enforcement Memorial in Hamilton Park this morning to remember an officer who died in the line of duty. A memorial ceremony was held for Officer Craig Birkholz. Birkholz was fatally shot March 20th, 2011 after he and another officer responded to a home on South Lincoln Avenue at approximately 6:00 am for an emergency call. When Officer Birkholz arrived, he and the second officer approached the home. A suspect opened fire from the second floor of the home, striking Officer Birkholz, the other officer, and a K9. The suspect committed suicide during a standoff that followed the shooting. Officer Birkholz had served with the Fond du Lac Police Department for two years. He was 28 years old.