Deputy Sheriff Gilbert Glen Androy

Deputy Sheriff Gilbert Glen Androy

Fremont County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

End of Watch Wednesday, October 15, 1997

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Gilbert Glen Androy

Deputy Sheriff Gilbert 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 Office 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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Deputy Sheriff Androy,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Fremont County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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