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Chief of Police Aldean Merlin Sorbo | Bricelyn Police Department, Minnesota Bricelyn Police Department, Minnesota

Chief of Police

Aldean Merlin Sorbo

Bricelyn Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Sunday, July 9, 1978

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicular assault

Incident Date: 7/4/1978

Weapon: Automobile

Offender: Apprehended

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Chief Sorbo was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver on Highway 253 while directing traffic at a funeral home on July 4th. The juvenile driver fled the scene but was apprehended a several days later, one week before his 47th birthday.

Chief Sorbo was the only member of the Bricelyn Police Department. He had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his daughter and mother.

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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
July 15, 2015

 

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