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December 08, 2009

Friends, family mourn Pa. officer ambushed by parolee

Penn Hills officer was 'in love with the job'

By Dan Majors
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PITTSBURGH — Michael Crawshaw grew up loving his family, his friends and hunting. His love of police work came a little later in life.

"I don't think he grew up necessarily wanting to be a police officer, but he fell in love with the job," his aunt, Pat Schwartzbauer of Franklin Park, said last night. "His first job was behind a desk, and he wasn't satisfied behind a desk."

Full story: Friends, family mourn Pa. officer ambushed by parolee

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