Patrol Officer Michael Joseph Pollitz

Patrol Officer Michael Joseph Pollitz

St. Louis Park Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, November 30, 2011

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Michael Joseph Pollitz

Patrol Officer Michael Pollitz suffered a fatal pulmonary embolism while responding to a home to conduct a welfare check.

He was transported to a local hospital but passed away.

Officer Pollitz had served with the St. Louis Park Police Department for eight years. He is survived by his wife and two children, and his mother, sister, and step-father.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 259

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness

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Officer Pollitz,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of St. Louis Park. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 30, 2021

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