Police Officer Benjamin Carl Christensen

Police Officer Benjamin Carl Christensen

Aitkin Police Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, August 10, 1979

Benjamin Carl Christensen

Police Officer Ben Christensen suffered a fatal heart attack while attempting to serve a warrant on a subject.

He had observed the subject and knew the man had an active warrant. He retrieved the warrant and as he returned to the man's location he collapsed. He was transported to Aitkin Hospital where he passed away.

Officer Christensen had served with the Aitkin Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife, two children, and three siblings.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

warrant service

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Rest in peace Officer Christensen. Humbled to leave the first reflection. No officer should be without a humane notice. Your valor won't be forgotten.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 10, 2017

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