Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 11 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Weapon: Not available
Offender: Not available
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.