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Police Officer Benjamin Carl Christensen | Aitkin Police Department, Minnesota Aitkin Police Department, Minnesota

Police Officer

Benjamin Carl Christensen

Aitkin Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Friday, August 10, 1979

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 16 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Police Officer Ben Christensen suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to serve a warrant on a subject.

He had observed the subject and knew the man had an active warrant. He retrieved the warrant and as he returned to the man's location he collapsed. He was transported to Aitkin Hospital where he passed away.

Officer Christensen had served with the Aitkin Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, and three siblings.

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Rest in peace Officer Christensen. Humbled to leave the first reflection. No officer should be without a humane notice. Your valor won't be forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis
August 10, 2017


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