Auxiliary Police Officer Aldo J. Santini

Auxiliary Police Officer Aldo J. Santini

Westport Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Saturday, August 1, 1964

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Aldo J. Santini

Auxiliary Officer Santini succumbed to injuries sustained five days earlier during an accident while on marine patrol. He was attempting to tow a boat that had run aground. The boat's tow rope broke so they hooked it up to winch. The winch line also broke and struck Auxiliary Officer Santini in the head, knocking him into the water. He was pulled from the water and taken to a local hospital where he died five days later.

Auxiliary Officer Santini had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 26, 1964

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Officer Santini, it has been 59 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

August 1, 2023

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