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Patrolman Stephen A. Sandlin | Mountainair Police Department, New Mexico Mountainair Police Department, New Mexico


Stephen A. Sandlin

Mountainair Police Department, New Mexico

End of Watch: Saturday, May 7, 1988

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 21

Tour: 2 months

Badge # 4

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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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 2 months. He was survived by his son and girlfriend.

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I just saw your story. My heart aches for your family and friends. I join everyone in praying there is justice for you one day. You were on the way to becoming a great LEO! Rest in Love!

Pamala Henderson- US Citizen
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January 6, 2017


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