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Sergeant David Cairns Pettigrew | Freeport Police Department, New York Freeport Police Department, New York


David Cairns Pettigrew

Freeport Police Department, New York

End of Watch: Sunday, February 11, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Weapon: Not available

Offender: Not available

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Sergeant David Pettigrew suffered a fatal heart attack while effecting an arrest at a large disturbance.

He had responded to the Moose Club on Merrick Road with other officers to quell a disturbance. While at the scene, Sergeant Pettigrew was arresting a suspect for assaulting another officer when he suffered a heart attack and died.

Sergeant Pettigrew had served with the Freeport Police Department for 11 years.

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