Deputy Gilbert Glen Androy

Deputy Gilbert Glen Androy

Fremont County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, October 15, 1997

Gilbert Glen Androy

Deputy Androy was killed after falling down a flight of stairs at a domestic assault call. Upon his arrival the door to the residence was locked and was kicked in by responding units. During the operation Deputy Androy fell down a flight of stairs and struck his head. He was flown to a hospital in Omaha, Nebraska, where he remained on life support for two days before succumbing to his injuries.

Deputy Androy had served with the Fremont County Sheriff's Department for only 6 days at the time of his death. He had previously served with the Mills County Sheriff's Department for 11 years and had served in the capacity of chief deputy.

Deputy Androy is survived by his wife, two stepsons, three daughters, parents, brother, and sister. His third daughter was born on December 24, 1997, two months after his death.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge 36-6

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Monday, October 13, 1997

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As someone who grew up in Fremont County, moved away and entered Law Enforcement, I thank you for your service to the community of my youth. I pray for your children and family, hoping others can understand and appreciate the sacrifices you made before and on the night of your tragic death. You are remembered and appreciated.

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Officer Duane Collins
Blair Police Dept., Metropolitan Community College Police Dept.

October 15, 2018

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