Deputy Sheriff David Earl Andrews

Deputy Sheriff David Earl Andrews

Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Wednesday, December 12, 1973

David Earl Andrews

Deputy Andrews was shot and killed during a robbery attempt at a service station while he was off duty. A suspect tried to rob him in the gas station's restroom and shot him when he identified him as a law enforcement officer. The suspect stole Deputy Andrews' service weapon and department identification before fleeing. The suspect was arrested, convicted of Deputy Andrews' murder, and has since been released from prison.

Deputy Andrews had served with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for four years. He was survived by his fiancée, parents sister and brother.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Released from prison

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I miss my Unc, it still hurts 45 years ago same pain. RIP David. I named my youngest Son after you.

Herbert Johnson III

December 27, 2018

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