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 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 succumbed to his wound in surgery. The suspect fled but was later arrested and sentenced to life.
Officer Stegner had been with the agency for three years and 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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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 12, 2020

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