Aitkin County Sheriff’s Office

Report Blasts Monitoring Of Patient Who Killed Deputy At St. Cloud HospitalA review of policy and procedures at St. Cloud Hospital says the suspect who shot and killed a sheriff's deputy last month was not properly monitored. The Federal Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued the report after finding St Cloud Hospital out of compliance.
Hundreds Attend Visitation Of Slain Aitkin DeputyHundreds of people are paid their respects Thursday in Aitkin for a sheriff's investigator killed in the line of duty. Aitkin County Sheriff's Deputy Steven Sandberg, 60, was guarding patient Danny Hammond at St. Cloud Hospital Sunday when the man grabbed his service pistol and fatally shot him.
Memorial Fund Set Up For Investigator SandbergA memorial fund has been set up for Aitkin County investigator Steve Sandberg. The 60-year-old deputy was killed over the weekend when a suspect he was monitoring at St. Cloud Hospital shot him with his service weapons.
Funeral Arrangements Made For Fallen Aitken Co. InvestigatorFuneral plans have been made for an Aitkin County Sheriff's Investigator who was killed in the like of duty earlier this week.
Aitkin Community Overcome By Emotion After Investigator's DeathHundreds gathered Monday night in Aitkin to grieve for fallen Sheriff's Investigator Steven Sandberg. People lined the street as a motorcade escorted Investigator Sandberg's body from St. Cloud back to his hometown of Aitkin.
Aitkin Co. Man Faced Domestic Violence Charges Before Killing DeputyThe Aitkin County Sheriff's Office says a man who shot and killed a deputy was charged a week before in a violent domestic situation.
Hundreds Gather To Honor Fallen Aitkin County InvestigatorA fallen officer who died in the line of duty is at home Monday night. Hundreds gathered at a community church to honor Aitkin County Investigator Steven Sandberg.
Aitkin Community Devastated, Mourning Loss Of DeputyA northern Minnesota community is mourning and in a state of shock Sunday night after a sheriff's deputy was shot and killed inside a St. Cloud hospital early in the morning.
M.E. Rules Death Of Aitkin Teen, Shot By Dad, A HomicideThe Hennepin County Medical Examiner has ruled the May shooting death of an Aitkin teen as a homicide -- and the boy's father is the one who pulled the trigger. The Aitkin County Sheriff's Office says Dawson Vanportfliet suffered a neck and head wound when his father shot him.
14-Year-Old Shot In Neck By Father In Critical Condition A 14-year-old Aitkin, Minnesota, boy is in critical condition after being shot in the neck by his father Sunday evening.
Sheriff: 56-Year-Old Aitkin Man MissingA 56-year-old Aitkin man has been missing since last week, and now county officials are asking for public's assistance in locating him.
Sheriff: No Students Hurt After Bus Driver Suffers Medical EmergencyOfficials in northern Minnesota said state troopers had to use a tire deflation device on a school bus Wednesday afternoon after the driver suffered a medical emergency.
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