Traffic Officer Andrew Jackson "Andy" Stratowski (August 14, 1942 - 1980) is a former Army Officer, he actually does hate fraternities, including sororities that are often playing pranks at UCLA during the first days of college each year. He started having a series of episodic loose control symptoms, he was taken away to UCLA Medical Center by ambulance, he was finally diagnosed with brain tumor after a complete brain scan, he had recently started struggling with blindness with severe headaches while on duty in a patrol car, that same day he became a hero by managing to keep pursuit of 1970 Plymouth Belvedere with two fraternity brothers and two sorority sisters that were trying to drag race the other fraternity in pursuit of stolen items, the pursuit ended shortly after the car had accidentally flipped over into the Los Angeles River Bend, he arrived at the accident scene just in time to make an effort to rescue Zoe before the car had a chance to explode, and he holding her in his own arms when the car had finally exploded now shooting a large piece of glass into his back in which had accidentally killed him in the line of duty.
Episodic Dyscontrol Syndrome
When Andy had finally receive his discharged from the Army back in the spring of 1965, he had decided to enroll in the police academy shortly afterwards where he met his future partner in crime Joseph Getraer that is now currently the Sargent on the day shift, including book-smart Harold Bates that has recently been promoted to Captain, and former colleague Thomas Cory, Sr. who was busted for running an auto theft ring back in the winter of 1977. After Andy had recently graduated from the police academy, he had started out in patrol car during the summer of that same year, he would eventually decide to complete a riding course at motor school in order to become a motorcycle officer, he was partnered with Getraer, and had gotten himself involved in a serious motorcycle accident in the line of duty. Andy had decided to take an assignment in personnel at the Sacramento office before moving back to Los Angeles. He would eventually became a sargent on third shift. Andy is currently divorced from his wife, he is the father of Chris Stratowski who was a freshmen at UCLA, and happens to own a beautiful 1979 Ford Mustang in bright red. Andy had just recently started having a large amounts of headaches, including mood swings. He was misdiagnosed at UCLA Medical Center with Episodic Dyscontrol Syndrome, which causes his behavioral patterns to change quite dramatically and places him at risk of endangering the safety of his colleagues while out on patrol. Andy was on lunch break at the Diary Queen and witnessed two rival college students that were hired to steal the dean's car from the UCLA parking lot as part of a prank. He drove recklessly and accidentally caused Ponch to fly off a motorcycle on a embankment, and endangered the safety of Jon during a police pursuit.