Police Officer Andrew Harper

Police Officer Andrew Harper

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Sunday, September 2, 1900

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Andrew Harper

Police Officer Andrew Harper died as a result of complications due to an injury he received while pursuing a wanted man in Lawrenceville.

While pursuing the subject Officer Harper accidentally fell while leaping onto a streetcar and fractured his hip. Since the injury, Officer Harper was unable to work and perform any sort of police duty. He died as a result of complications of the injury.

Police Officer Harper served with the Pittsburgh Bureau of Police for 14 years and was assigned to Number 5 Station in Lawrenceville. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Friday, January 1, 1897

foot pursuit

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