Police Officer Michael J. Sullivan

Police Officer Michael J. Sullivan

St. Paul Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, June 26, 1914

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Michael J. Sullivan

Officer Sullivan was accidentally electrocuted while on duty. He had gotten off of his horse to investigate a burning telephone pole in an alley between St. Albans and Grotto Streets at approximately 2130 hours. While investigating the incident he came in contact with a live wire and was killed.
Officer Sullivan had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Officer Sullivan you are not forgotten. I had the honor of speaking your name at the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial and Sunday, May 15. The sacrifice you and your family made will never be forgotten.

Eric Werner, Chief of Police
Maple Grove, Minnesota Police Department

May 16, 2016

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