Patrolman Alexander Edward Thalmann

Patrolman Alexander Edward Thalmann

New Bern Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, March 31, 2014

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Alexander Edward Thalmann

Patrolman Alexander Thalmann succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained three days earlier while conducting a subject stop near the intersection of Oak Street and Elm Street at approximately 11:45 pm.

He was speaking to the man, who had been riding a bicycle, and called for backup. As he continued to speak with the subject the man suddenly fled on foot and then opened fire, striking Patrolman Thalmann in the face and a second officer in the leg. Other officers were able to return fire and killed the subject.

Both officers were transported to a local hospital, where Patrolman Thalmann remained until passing away on March 31st, 2014.

Patrolman Thalmann was a member of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserves. He had only served with the New Bern Police Department for seven months.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour 7 months
  • Badge 190
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, March 28, 2014
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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My fourth Christmas without you. I have a tree, but there is nothing under it except the love I have for you. Your Sister is here. She has brought me joy and you know what? She is amazingly a lot like you Alex. I miss you with all my being and I love you more than that. I love you My Beautiful Boy, I always will. Love Mommo

Stacey Thalmann
Loving Mother of Officer Alexander Edward Thalmann
New Bern Police Department, NC EOW 03/31/2014

December 25, 2018

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