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MPD Remembers the Price Paid by Officer Albert Anderson 80 Years Ago Today

Patrolman Albert Anderson
End of Watch : February 1, 1928

Minneapolis Police Department

Minneapolis PD
Died February 2, 1928

As Officer Albert Anderson was trying to stop a runaway horse pulling an ice wagon in the area of 24th Avenue and Fillmore Street Northeast, the horse knocked him down and stepped on him, puncturing his abdomen. He later died at St. Barnabus Hospital.

He was 53 years old and had been with the department for 24 years, hired on January 1st, 1904. He was a widower. He was buried in Hillside Cemetery.