Lieutenant William F. McAndrew

Lieutenant William F. McAndrew

Carbondale Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Saturday, January 18, 1913

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William F. McAndrew

Lieutenant McAndrew succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained two days earlier when he was attempting to arrest a member of a gang in Dickson City. The suspect was executed by hanging on December 3, 1914. The execution was the state's last hanging before switching to the electric chair.


  • Age 42
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1914

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No passage of time can ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

January 18, 2021

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