Police Officer Andrew Louis Schlechtweg

Police Officer Andrew Louis Schlechtweg

Stamford Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Thursday, May 26, 1938

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Andrew Louis Schlechtweg

Police Officer Andrew Schlechtweg was killed in a motorcycle accident while on patrol.

He was driving on Post Road (Route 1) when he was struck by a car near Courtland Avenue. He was thrown across the road and suffered a severe head injury. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries that evening.

Officer Schlechtweg was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWI. He had been with the Stamford Police Department for over 13 years and was survived by his wife, daughter, and mother.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 13 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 26, 2015

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