Chief of Police Arthur Milford Sem

Chief of Police Arthur Milford Sem

Stanley Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Sunday, June 21, 1942

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Arthur Milford Sem

Chief Arthur Sem succumbed to injuries sustained 6 months earlier when he was struck by a vehicle while investigating a traffic accident.

The vehicle that struck him skidded out of control on the icy road surface.

Chief Sem was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 18, 1942

accident investigation, weather

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Chief Sem,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Stanley. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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June 21, 2022

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