Sergeant David Cairns Pettigrew

Sergeant David Cairns Pettigrew

Freeport Police Department, New York

End of Watch Sunday, February 11, 1934

David Cairns Pettigrew

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.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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