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MNPD Mourns the Untimely Passing of Officer Andrew Nash

4/14/2014

                                                     
April 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

         
The Nashville Police Department is mourning the death of 30-year-old South Precinct Field Training Officer Andrew Nash, who was found deceased inside his home just after noon today of apparent natural causes.  Officer Nash’s father, retired East Precinct Commander Bob Nash, made the discovery after being unable to reach his son earlier in the day.
         
“Officer Nash was an extremely well-liked and respected officer who was carrying on his father’s fine tradition of service to Nashville and its citizens,” Chief Steve Anderson said.  “The Nashville Police Department is a family.  Our hearts are deeply saddened by Andy’s untimely passing.”
         
Officer Nash was a 2001 graduate of John Overton High School.  He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 2003-2007 prior to joining the police department in December 2007.  He graduated 2nd in his academy class.  Officer Nash was a member of the police department’s on-call SWAT team and was assigned to the South Precinct’s afternoon patrol detail, where he assisted in the field training of new officers.  He was also a board member of the Andrew Jackson Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police.

                                                           
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  Officer Andrew Nash