Sergeant Alane M. Stoffregen

Sergeant Alane M. Stoffregen

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, June 2, 2000

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Alane M. Stoffregen

Sergeant Alane Stoffregen, a department scuba diver, was participating in a Marine Unit training exercise when an accident occurred and the sergeant died in the performance of duty. Sergeant Stoffregen and another officer were conducting deep water dives in Lake Michigan. The sergeant, who was considered a master diver, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Sergeant Stoffregen was a 22 year veteran of the Chicago Police Department.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge 1203

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Sgt. Stoffregen,

I can not extend enough thanks for your sacrifice and service to the people of Chicago! You truly are and forever will be a Hero!

Jeremy Rasler
Critical Care Technician & Rescue Diver

September 8, 2017

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