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Police Officer Alexander Thalmann | New Bern Police Department, North Carolina New Bern Police Department, North Carolina

Police Officer

Alexander Thalmann

New Bern Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Monday, March 31, 2014

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 22

Tour: 7 months

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 3/28/2014

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Shot and killed

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Police Officer 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 Officer 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 Officer Thalmann remained until passing away on March 31st, 2014.

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

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I am taking your place at the Marine Ball this year. Caroline and I have been invited by Tyler Blandings. I am very proud my Alex, to bring the memory of you to this event.

Two weeks ago, your childhood friend Jimmy Hardison took his life. I really didn't think my sorrow could get deeper but it is a ruse thinking I reached its ultimate depth.

I am somewhat comforted hoping you and Jimmy will see each other where ever you are.

I love you Baby with all my heart. I miss you every second of every day and am still trying to figure out how to live without you.

Love Mommo

Stacey Thalmann
Loving Mother of Officer Alexander Edward Thalmann
New Bern Police Department, NC EOW 03/31/2014
October 28, 2014

 

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