Constable Arvid Lundgren

Constable Arvid Lundgren

Koochiching County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Wednesday, November 21, 1928

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Arvid Lundgren

Constable Lundgren was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a suspect who had brandished a gun to intimidate people in a restaurant in Big Falls. He was chasing the suspect down the street when the man turned and fired, striking him in the neck. The suspect surrendered himself to a posse several days later.

On May 15, 1929, the suspect, 35, was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled in 1963.


  • Age 42
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Paroled in 1963

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Constable Lundgren,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of of Koochiching County.


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November 21, 2018

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