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Night Officer Albert Winkelmann | New Ulm Police Department, Minnesota New Ulm Police Department, Minnesota

Night Officer

Albert Winkelmann

New Ulm Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Friday, July 5, 1895

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 32

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Acquitted

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Officer Albert Winkelmann was shot and killed from ambush while making his nightly rounds. He was shot once in the neck.

A local veterinarian who held a grudge against Officer Winklemann was charged with his murder but later acquitted. His murder remains officially unsolved.

Officer Winkelmann had served with the agency for less than one year. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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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
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July 13, 2015

 

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