Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Off Duty Cop Killed

  • An off-duty Chicago police officer was killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash in south suburban Matteson.

    "It appears she lost control of the bike and hit a street sign," Matteson Police Deputy Chief George Pfotenhauer said this morning.

    The victim, identified as 40-year-old Andria Randolph, was taken to St. James Hospital in Olympia Fields, where she was pronounced dead, Pfotenhauer said.

RIP.

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Blogger kateykakes said...

My sincerest sympathies extended to Officer Randolph's friends and family, especially her family at the D.

May she rest in peace. :(

10/15/2008 10:43:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

God Bless

10/15/2008 10:46:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP Andria, go enjoy heaven where you belong now that your time in hell has ended.

10/15/2008 10:53:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

You will be missed. The recruits you taught in the 002nd District would always say good things about you after their cycles. In the time I knew you, u were always an upstanding person. God bless your family.

10/15/2008 11:07:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

The thin blue line keeps getting thinner; RIP.

10/15/2008 11:11:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rip Sister!

10/15/2008 11:18:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My condolences to my friend/co-worker's family. She was a great mother who worked midnights so that she could be home for her children. She truly believed in this department and loved her job as well as her friends and family.
AR you will be missed.

002-dist

10/15/2008 11:27:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Wasn't there another one just killed on a bike last month?

10/15/2008 11:58:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this is the 7th officer in just 2 months. man, whats going on? this is crazy.

r.i.p. officer

10/15/2008 12:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my friend picked her body up at hospital was escorted by state, chicago, and matteson police all the way to morgue, police lined up and presented arms as the body was brought inside the morgue, my friend said it was the most impressive scene he has ever witnessed, we are all brothers and sisters, maybe Weis should take note of this, even off duty we honor oure own like fallen brothers RIP sister.

10/15/2008 12:37:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

poor lady
rip

i need to start wearing my helmet

10/15/2008 12:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prayers for her family.

10/15/2008 12:42:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP OFFICE!!

10/15/2008 12:57:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

god bless you and your family

10/15/2008 02:05:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP. Office. I hate when these accidents happen. I had kids and sold my Hog cause I was afraid of this shit. May god bless you and keep you, always

10/15/2008 02:35:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Godspeed officer. My prayers go out to this officer's family.

10/15/2008 02:51:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prayers

10/15/2008 03:42:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

R.I.P. god bless

10/15/2008 04:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My god, what terrible news. RIP Officer Randolph. Keeping your family in our thoughts and prayers.

10/15/2008 06:15:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

R.I.P sister in blue.

10/15/2008 07:25:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My prayers are with her and the people who suffer from her loss.

10/15/2008 07:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rest in peace, Officer Randolph. Prayers to you and your family.

10/15/2008 07:38:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Can someone leave wake and funeral info if they find out.

10/15/2008 08:12:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I NEVER MET YOU, BUT YOU ARE MY SISTER. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.....RIP

10/15/2008 08:39:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

God bless and be safe out there - motorcycles are risky business. 9 times out of 10 it's not the cyclist that fucks up, it's someone else.

10/15/2008 08:45:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

God bless you and your family Andria. You taught me well in the 002nd Dist. She had this thing about not folding your general case reports. I remember going to a job and pulling a folded one out of my vest. When we went to the 002nd Dist. to finish up paper she made me redo the whole report. She told me that you never know when your paper might make it to the supreme court.

013th.

10/15/2008 08:54:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

R.I.P
You were always very helpful. With heartfelt condolences.

10/15/2008 09:00:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rest In Peace, and may your family find comfort...

10/15/2008 09:11:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rest in peace Officer Randolph.
My prayers and sympathies to her family, friends and coworkers.
The good die too young.

10/15/2008 09:42:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

vaya con DIOS

10/15/2008 10:23:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP officer. My prayers and thoughts to her family.

10/15/2008 10:29:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

R.I.P. and all my prayers to her family.

Thankyou to all the CPD, ISP, Matteson P.D. that escorted her all the way to the morgue, it was an emotional and touching scene.

10/15/2008 10:47:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP Officer!

My deepest condolences to your family, loved ones, friends & co-workers.

10/15/2008 10:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

my deepest sympathies to her family, friends, and coworkers.

may God bless her and her family.

r.i.p. officer randolph

10/15/2008 11:30:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

officer Randolph, was my fto on the midnights in 002dist, this kind of tragic news has just slapped me into disbelieve.My sicerest condolenses to her family, may you rest in peace fto randolph you will be missed

sincerely,
one of your recruits on the "TOM"car

10/16/2008 12:30:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Andria, was my friend and a very special person. She loved life to the fullest. She will be missed dearly.

Englewood Ranger!

10/16/2008 02:02:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Rest easy and God bless.

Cicero PD

10/16/2008 02:04:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

this had nothing to do with riding without a helmet. The poor girl had other non heaqd major injuries. God Bless you Girt I'm so sorry for your family and I sorry I did not stop and talk to you in the hall.

10/16/2008 02:12:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Andria was a couple of classes behind me in the police academy. I saw her working out in the gym from time to time. I admit to having a small crush on her but I was shy and never approached her in an intimate way. I haven't seen her in several years but I will remember her as a sweet and beautiful person both inside and out.

Andria, I'm sure that you are reading this from heaven. So let me say to you that the world was a better place for having you in it. I am sure that your police family will make the necessary arrangements to take care of your children and one day we will all be together in heaven. God Bless you, and please watch over us from above.

10/16/2008 02:39:00 AM  
Blogger Steve said...

RIP Andria...Thanks for being a real FTO.

10/16/2008 07:44:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

No matter what happens in or with any department be it police or fire. No matter who the person was we will and always will remember our own. I was taught since day one we are all blue, and blue we will be till the end. God bless all our fallen brothers and sisters be it on or off duty.

10/16/2008 07:53:00 AM  
Anonymous Ro said...

My condolences to Andria's family and police family. So young to leave us. RIP.

10/16/2008 08:12:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

RIP Andria, we will see you again!

10/16/2008 10:14:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My condolences to Andria's family and may god watch over them during these hard times. May god continue to watch over all first responders. We've entered a time in which we are all being challenged on and off duty. Stay safe and stand strong.

10/16/2008 11:20:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

She was a great lady. Her smile brightened up the corridor during check off. Always upbeat and a great FTO, PO, Friend, Lady and Mother. I will miss her. Our last conversation is forever burned into my memory. Rest In Peace Andria, I know God holds your spirit in his hands and I hope to see you again one day.

10/16/2008 11:21:00 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Anonymous said...
Wasn't there another one just killed on a bike last month?

10/15/2008 11:58:00 AM

YES. Eddie Massas from TRU

10/16/2008 02:02:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We, your Brothers and sisters in Blue, salute you Officer Randolph for the job well done and for stepping up to be an FTO. I'm sure that your recruits learned a lot of good things from you.
May God Bless your soul...

10/16/2008 04:19:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

R.I.P. Andria.
signed,
one of your
brothers from the
006th District.

10/16/2008 05:07:00 PM  
Anonymous ed poppish said...

I remember andria from the academy. She was truly one of the sweetest people you will ever meet.To my fellow officers,let us use this incident as a reminder to never miss a chance to tell the people who matter to you how much you love them and how much you appreciate them. I really believe that when your time on earth is done and after all the fake tears from all the polticians are gone after your passing,you are not going to be remembered for how many arrests you make or how high you get promoted. You will be remembered for the type of father you were to your kids,the type of friend you were and how many lives you touched. So i would like to ask in honor of andria,to call that friend you were always meaning to call. Tell your friends and family how much you love them,and if you are fighting with a friend or a loved one call them,tell them your sorry and make peace. Life is so short and we mistakenly think that we will always have another day so treat the people who matter to you like there is no tomorrow.Let us also use this as a reminder to stop the petty bickering we have with each other and become a family. When tragedy strikes,we put all other stuff aside and we become a family but why do we have to wait when someone is gone before we show them how much we care? God bless andria and her friends and family and lets go back to being a family and a brotherhood because when it is all said and done it is how we treat people when they are alive is what matters. To andria,thank you for making cpd a brighter place and watch out for us in heaven.

10/16/2008 07:40:00 PM  
Blogger anonymous said...

God Bless you and your family,
RIP Officer Randolph. Please stay safe my fellow Brothers.

10/17/2008 12:57:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Prayers!

10/17/2008 05:52:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Field Training Officer Andria R. Randolph, Star #6577, assigned to the 006th District, passed away suddenly on Tuesday, 14 October 2008. Public viewing on Tuesday, 21 October 2008 from 1600 - 2100 hours at Gatlin Funeral Home, 10133 S. Halsted, Chicago, Illinois. Funeral services held on Wednesday, 22 October 2008 at 1330 hours. Interment Cedar Park Cemetery.

10/19/2008 11:09:00 AM  
Anonymous Sherece said...

To My Sweet Andria: We Loved you but GOD Love you more. I know that you are up in Heaven with that beautiful smile. You will have them all riding in about a week. Sister I will truly miss you and my heart is still hurting. Thanks Andria for sharing your life with me.

10/23/2008 10:05:00 AM  

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