Police Officer III Andrew “Andy” Marksbury, a 17-year veteran of the Los Angeles Airport Police Department, died in his sleep on October 4 following a short illness. Marksbury began his career with the City of Los Angeles in 2004. He worked as a field training officer (FTO) and a detective assigned to the Crime Task Force at LAX. Marksbury loved investigations and his time as a detective; however, the difficult schedule and his desire to always put his family first forced him to step back to patrol. At the time of his passing, Marksbury was more than halfway finished with his masters’s degree in homeland security. He leaves behind his wife, Monica; children, Drew and Molly; parents, Dave and Claudia; and siblings, Kathi, Amanda, Matt and Dominique.