Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Investigator Steven Martin Sandberg

Aitkin County Sheriff's Office, Minnesota

End of Watch Sunday, October 18, 2015

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Reflections for Investigator Steven Martin Sandberg

God bless sir, I will say a prayer for you....

Deputy Sheriff
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

October 21, 2015

Deepest sympathy is extended to the family and co-workers of Investigator Sandberg. May the Grace of God surround you all at this time of loss.

Chaplain James Gysel
Calhoun County Michigan Sheriff's Office

October 20, 2015

Rest in peace my brother. Our thoughts are with you, your family and the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office.

James J. Scanlon (Retired CPD)
North American SWAT Training Assoc.

October 20, 2015

Prayers for Deputy Sandberg's family and the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office. Rest easy Deputy Sandberg, we have the watch from here.

Officer Jared Warneke
Duluth Police Department, MN

October 20, 2015

God Bless and Godspeed.

Lisa B.

October 20, 2015

Rest in peace brother.

Officer Kyle Groose
Laramie PD, WY

October 20, 2015

I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save. I pray that our Heavenly Father may assuage the anguish of your bereavement, and leave you only the cherished memory of the loved and lost, and the solemn pride that must be yours to have laid so costly a sacrifice upon the altar of freedom.

Yours, very sincerely and respectfully,

Abraham Lincoln

Sergeant E. Kemmer #142
Nevada Highway Patrol

October 20, 2015

Your service and dedication will not be forgotten. Blessed are the Peacemakers.

Deputy C L

October 20, 2015

Words are always hard to find, during the loss of a friend, husband, father and a truly good, compassionate cop - that was ripped from us so early. Although nothing anyone will say, can assuage the grief Steve's family and friends must feel, know that the entire law enforcement family in Minnesota and beyond revere and remember Steve's sacrifice now and forever.

Rest in eternal peace, with God, brother. 10-7 EOW

From all of us at the West Concord, MN Police Department

Reserve Officer John Bacigalupo #3580
West Concord Police Department

October 20, 2015

On the behave of the Kevin Ritter family (Aitkin HS graduate), we send our sincerest condolences to the Sandberg family. Our hearts are made heavy by the troubling news of Steven's death. Our thoughts and prayers will be with Steven's wife, daughter and the extended Sandberg family as they come to terms with the lost of Steven. Rest in peace Steven. You will be missed.

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin and Karen Ritter
Former resident of Aitkin

October 20, 2015

May God bless your soul my brother.....Saint Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle, be our protection against the malice and snares of the devil. May God rebuke him we humbly pray; and do thou, O Prince of the Heavenly host, by the power of God, thrust into hell Satan and all evil spirits who wander through the world for the ruin of souls. Amen.

Sergeant Tracy Dickson
Tazewell County Sheriff's Office

October 20, 2015

Heartfelt condolences to Investigator Sandberg's family, friends and work colleagues. May his spirit be as one with the universe. R.I.P.

Retired Senior Constable of Police
New South Wales Police Force, Australia

October 20, 2015

I am truely sorry for the loss of Investigator Steve Sandberg. Prayers go out for Him, His Family and His Department. This is a tragic. I feel that some departments think that it can't happen here. This is a horrible example, that it can. May God take good care of Officer Sandberg.

Corporal Bruce Territo
Sussex County Sheriff's Dept, New Jersey

October 20, 2015

Rest in peace sir.

Officer Dennis Nelson
Miami-Dade Police Dept.

October 20, 2015

Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God. Mathew 5.9

Steve your family is part of our big family taking care and praying for them at this time. May you rest peacefully as your friends in uniform hold your family comforting them and keeping them safe.

Today we all will reflect of the sacrifices you gave in your career to make this a better tomorrow for all of us.

800.000 plus Law Enforcement across this United States and many more from around the world salute you and your family for the extreme high price you paid this week for every one of us.

May God wrap his arms of comfort around the family of Steven Sandberg.

His lord said unto him, Well done, good and faithful servant; Mathew 25:23

Chief Jimmy Hansen
Akeley Police Department

October 20, 2015

Rest in peace Investigator Sandberg

Officer Joseph Bresette
Galesville Police Department (WI)

October 20, 2015

prayers for the ones left behind and prayers for world peace so officers can only die of old age or on a campping trip when they are really old prayers for the familys and children. a speeding ticket might be annoying but remember who shows up when your child gets off at wronge bus stop or a medical thing happens BLESSINGS for the world .

citizen m scott
we used to live there have respect for the department

October 20, 2015

Minnesota has lost another peace-keeper. Minnesota has lost another man devoted to his community. Minnesota has lost another officer who showed his love for helping those in need. Minnesota has lost another.......I pray for the family and friends of Officer Sandberg. I pray for the Aitkin Sheriff's Office and the dedicated officers that make up the Aitkin Sheriff's Office. I pray for the community of Aitkin. And I pray that this is the last LODD.

CRO Riley Cameron
Bayport Police Department, Minn.

October 19, 2015

In my first year of law enforcement (as a very green rookie), I had the wonderful opportunity to become deputized in Aitkin County, MN, for 6 months while I worked as a Special Agent for the state Narcotics Enforcement Task Force. Aitkin County had experienced a traumatic shoot out scenario years earlier - the Sheriff recounted the tragedy as a moment that changed his life forever. Later I served as the one of two of the first female members of our State LEMA Honor Guard. I left my beloved profession early after being badly assaulted in the line of duty when an assailant tried to snap my neck in two. In a second, life changes. I will never forget those who put their lives on the thin blue line daily with a willingness to protect and serve. Deputy Steven Sandberg - may your spirit sing as an eternal angel that protects others. ~RIP~ Blessed be the Peacekeepers.

Special Agent Pamela Dowell (Retired)
NET VI Task Force - BCA

October 19, 2015

My deepest sympathy and prayers to the family, friends, and colleagues of Officer Sandberg. God be with all of you in the days ahead as you grieve the loss of this fine officer who served so faithfully for so many years.

Private citizen Nora Lakey

October 19, 2015

As a close friend to Steve's family, I take comfort in the fact that they are being taken care of by the Law Enforcement Family. Please thank and give generously to the organizations that make this possible. Moving forward I know I will.

Steve you are a hero to so many. We will look after your loved ones!

Julie Miller

October 19, 2015

Peace to you! God Bless!

Sgt. Mary Venske
Morrison County Jail

October 19, 2015

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Aitkin County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!


October 19, 2015

to the sanberg family i helped steve build his house i worked for his dad steve was a kind and wonderful person he was sincere and honest aitkin will miss this man his type are far and few my prayers are with you god bless good by steve

Marc Bessette

October 19, 2015

RIP Brother.....(Salute)

Master Trooper (Retired) A Dezso

October 19, 2015

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