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‘I Was Flabbergasted': Missing Badge Of Hastings Officer Killed In 1894 Rediscovered

3 monthes ago   |   By CBS

HASTINGS, Minn. - An important piece of Dakota County history is back home.
Hastings Police Officer Albert Jacobson's badge was found and returned to the department this month, 127 years after Jacobson was shot and killed in 1894.
Jacobson is the only Hastings officer ever to be killed in the line of duty, and the first in Dakota County.
He was 33 when he and his partner were tracking a couple of burglary suspects.
“They got one person in custody and they had encountered the second one,” Hastings Chief Bryan Schafer said. “A foot pursuit ensued, and the suspect turned around and fired some...
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