Nov 9, 2007
A Minneapolis Park Police Officer critically injured last week when he was hit by a squad car during a chase died at noon on Friday.
Mark Bedard, 34, was a 12-year veteran of the park police.
Bedard’s widow, Andrea Bedard, said, “Mark was a great husband and wonderful father to our son, Nicholas.”
On Nov. 1, Bedard and several other park officers and Minneapolis Police Officers responded to a report of shots fired in north Minneapolis. Bedard was chasing a suspect on foot into an alley when he was struck by a Minneapolis Police squad car which was also pursuing the suspect.
Read more at WCCO
Parkwatch would like to offer its condolences to the family, friends and coworkers of Officer Bedard.