Private Andrew W. Czap

Private Andrew W. Czap

Pennsylvania State Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, April 28, 1918

Andrew W. Czap

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.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 19 to 20 years

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 100th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

February 14, 2018

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