Senior Deputy Edwin H. Arendt

Senior Deputy Edwin H. Arendt

Stearns County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Tuesday, November 3, 1987

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Edwin H. Arendt

Senior Deputy Edwin Arendt was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was struck head-on on County Road 2 in Jacobs Praire.

Another vehicle lost control on a rain-slicked road, crossed the center line, and struck his vehicle.

Deputy Arendt had served with the Stearns County Sheriff's Department for 23 years and was assigned to the Civil Process Division. He was survived by his seven children.


  • Age 61
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 2541

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

wrong-way driver

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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