Night Officer Albert Winkelmann

Night Officer Albert Winkelmann

New Ulm Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, July 5, 1895

Albert Winkelmann

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.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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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 13, 2015

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