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Officer Otto G. Ostby | Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

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Otto G. Ostby

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 19, 1915

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 28

Tour: 5 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Ostby was killed when his police motorcycle struck the rear of a streetcar on Bloomington Avenue as he responded to a burglary call. As he attempted to pass the streetcar an automobile suddenly turned into his path. Officer Ostby attempted to avoid striking the car and struck the rear fender of the streetcar.
Officer Ostby had been with the agency for five years and was survived by his wife and 5-year-old daughter.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 19, 2015

 

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