Officer Andrew R. Morales
Assignment: Patrol District 1
Date of Birth: July 3, 1930
Appointment Date: September 2, 1958
End of Watch: December 16, 1963
On December 16th, 1963, Officer Andrew R. Morales and Officer Abraham E. Mahiko were on Special Assignment to Burglary and Robbery Detail Squad, together on midnight watch in the District 1 area.
Just prior to 1:25 am, Officer Morales and Officer Mahiko were patrolling the area of Cooke and Kawaiaha’o Street when they came across some suspicious males that appeared to be casing a warehouse. During the contact with these males both officers were ambushed by gunfire from multiple suspects. Both officers suffered mortal gunshot wounds.