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Trooper Drew C. Chandler | Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts


Drew C. Chandler

Massachusetts State Police, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Friday, July 21, 2000

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 20 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Duty related illness

Incident Date: 9/3/1982

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Trooper Drew Chandler succumbed to Hepatitis C, which he contracted 18 years earlier while searching a vehicle for narcotics.

While searching behind the backseat, his finger was pricked by a hypodermic syringe. The incident was documented and Trooper Chandler sought medical attention at the time. His health continued to deteriorate until his death.

Trooper Chandler had served with the Massachusetts State Police for 20 years. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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Today, July 21, 2016 the Massachusetts State Police and the members of the former Metropolitan Police takes a moment to honor and remember Trooper Drew C. Chandler on this his 16th anniversary. May he continue to rest in peace knowing that his memory, sacrifice and family have not been forgotten.

Trooper Thomas E. Dolan
MA State Police/Metropolitan Police
July 21, 2016


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