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 killed when a fleeing suspect rammed his vehicle into the officer's patrol car at an estimated 100 mph at the intersection of Concord and Roble Road. The collision knocked the patrol car back 100-feet. The other officer in the car and the suspect both survived. The suspect was fleeing after being caught siphoning gas.

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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