Sergeant Hans Aamold

Sergeant Hans Aamold

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, September 27, 1914

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Hans Aamold

Sergeant Hans Aamold was shot and killed by a robbery suspect outside of a bar at 353 University Avenue.

The bar owner had called the police because he thought two suspicious men were going to rob him. Sergeant Aamold and another officer entered from different entrances and took custody of the two men. As Sergeant Aamold walked one of the men outside the man produced a gun and shot him twice. The suspect later shot and wounded another officer who noticed him later in the evening.

Sergeant Aamold had served with the St. Paul Police Department for 24 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 137

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, September 26, 1914
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. I am privileged to pay tribute to you. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 99th anniversary year of your death.

Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

August 7, 2013

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