Patrolman Stephen A. Sandlin

Patrolman Stephen A. Sandlin

Mountainair Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch Saturday, May 7, 1988

Stephen A. Sandlin

Patrolman Stephen Sandlin was shot and killed inside of the Mountainair Police Department building at approximately 7:30 pm.

It is believed that he was murdered in retaliation for a large narcotics arrest he had made two days earlier.

His murder remains unsolved.

Patrolman Sandlin had only served with the Mountainair Police Department for two months. He was survived by his son and girlfriend.

Bio

  • Age 21
  • Tour 2 months
  • Badge 4

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

police station, retaliation

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Rest in peace Patrolman Sandlin. So young and to leave your fiancee and young child behind. They will forever remember your bravery on behalf of New Mexico citizens.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 7, 2018

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