Police Officer Alfred V. Sandquist

Police Officer Alfred V. Sandquist

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Thursday, June 18, 1959

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Alfred V. Sandquist

Officer Alfred Sandquist was struck and killed during a vehicle chase at the intersection of Concord and Roble Road. The collision knocked the patrol car back 100-feet.

South St. Paul police were chasing a 15-year-old boy, driving a stolen car and wanted for stealing gas at a service station. Officer Sandquist was attempting to intercept when the suspect hit him head-on. His 31-year-old partner was thrown through the windshield and seriously injured. The youth was also seriously injured.

Officer Sandquist has been with the agency for three years and was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Sandquist,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Paul. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

June 18, 2019

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