Patrolman Albert Anderson

Patrolman Albert Anderson

Minneapolis Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Thursday, February 2, 1928

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Albert Anderson

Patrolman Albert Anderson was killed after trying to stop a team of runaway horses pulling an ice wagon for the Cedar Lake Ice company.

He was stepped on by a runaway horse near 24th Avenue and Central Avenue NE after seizing its bridle and being thrown beneath the wagon. He died of his injuries the next day.

Patrolman Anderson had been with the agency for 24 years.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related
  • Incident Date Wednesday, February 1, 1928

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 84th anniversary 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer

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

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 1, 2012

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