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Policeman Michael Joseph McAndrews | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California

Policeman

Michael Joseph McAndrews

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, January 13, 1957

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

Weapon: Person

Offender: Not available

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Policeman Michael McAndrews suffered a fatal heart attack after chasing two in the general vicinity of West Carson Street and I-110, in Torrance.

Policeman McAndrews was on his way to work when he observed a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy chasing two suspects on foot. Policeman McAndrews joined in the foot chase and the two officers were able to apprehend one suspect.

As the deputy was handcuffing one suspect, Policeman McAndrews suffered a heart attack. He was transported to a local hospital, where he died.

Patrolman McAndrews had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 11 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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I remember the day you fell. You were my hero. You were my Dad. I will always miss you. I love you, Dad.

Deputy Patti Mcandrews Milburn (former)
LASD
May 2, 2016

 

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