Park Policeman Andrew Frederick Hartwick

Park Policeman Andrew Frederick Hartwick

Topeka Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Thursday, May 19, 1921

Andrew Frederick Hartwick

Park Policeman Patrick Hartwick was shot and killed in Ripley Park while attempting to remove three youths from the park after catching them shooting at birds.

Two of the youths were arrested but acquitted. The third youth was never apprehended.


  • Age 64
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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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 19, 2015

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