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Private Andrew W. Czap | Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

Private

Andrew W. Czap

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Sunday, April 28, 1918

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: 9 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to 19 to 20 years

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Private Andrew Czap was shot and killed by one of four robbery suspects as he and other officers approached their hideout in Tide. They had robbed the participants of a card game at a nearby residence. All four suspects were arrested.

The suspect who killed Private Czap was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 19 to 20 years in prison on June 24, 1918. All four suspects were convicted of robbery and sentenced to 9 to 10 years in prison.

Private Czap had been with the agency for nine months and was survived by his mother.

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A Hero in Heaven, always remembered and never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
April 28, 2015

 

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