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Police Officer Andrew Louis Schlechtweg | Stamford Police Department, Connecticut Stamford Police Department, Connecticut

Police Officer

Andrew Louis Schlechtweg

Stamford Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Thursday, May 26, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 13 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle crash

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Officer Schlechtweg was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol. He was driving on Post Road when he was struck by a car near Courtland Avenue. He was thrown across the road and suffered a severe head injury. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries that evening.

Officer Schlechtweg was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI. He had been with the Stamford Police Department for over 13 years and was survived by his wife, daughter and mother.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
May 26, 2015


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