Police Officer George Albert Stegner

Police Officer George Albert Stegner

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Thursday, October 12, 1922

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George Albert Stegner

Officer George Stegner was shot and killed after responding to backup another officer at a disturbance on State Street.

One of the suspects withdrew into a dark corner and opened fire, striking Officer Stegner and another officer. Officer Stegner was taken to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his wound in surgery.

The suspect fled but was later arrested and sentenced to life.

Officer Stegner had served with the St. Paul Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife and 6-year-old daughter.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Officer Stegner,
On today, the 100th 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.


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October 12, 2022

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