Sergeant Andrew Redding

Sergeant Andrew Redding

Lantana Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, February 12, 1974

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Andrew Redding

Sergeant Andrew Redding was killed when a 22-year-old man ran a red light and broadsided his patrol car on the passenger side at the intersection of Ocean Avenue and U.S. Route 1.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver and passenger of the other vehicle both suffered minor injuries.

The subject was charged with running a red light and manslaughter. He was sentenced to 20 years probation with the condition that he not drive until his probation ended.

Sergeant Redding had served with the Lantana Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Woodbury, New Jersey, Police Department for six years.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

routine driving

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Rest in peace Sergeant Redding.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 11, 2020

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