After a hard fought battle with cancer, Madison Sergeant Karen Krahn died on Sunday at Agrace Hospice Care. 

Krahn, a native of Cudahy, Wisconsin, was 54 years old.  

Just last week, Krahn was given the Madison Police Department's first ever Courageous Service Award, which was created in her honor.  Karen also was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal and the Medal of Valor.