It

It

by

Stephen King

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Chief Andrew Rademacher Character Analysis

Chief of the Derry Police Department. When his office is later moved from the third to the fifth floor of the police station, the tramp-chair, which is stored in the attic along with “all sorts of records and useless city artifacts,” falls through the floor and onto the chief while he is sitting at his desk. He dies instantly.
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Chief Andrew Rademacher Character Timeline in It

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Chapter 2: After the Festival (1984)
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The supposed culprits in Mellon’s death are being questioned. Chief Andrew Rademacher and Assistant District Attorney Tom Boutillier question Christopher Unwin, whom they correctly assess as “the... (full context)
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...should “cruise by the Falcon” later and see if Mellon is around. Tom Boutillier and Chief Rademacher listen to Unwin’s story and exchange a knowing glance. Unwin does not yet know it,... (full context)
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Meanwhile, Tom Boutillier and Chief Rademacher are trying to get Christopher Unwin to admit that he and his friends threw Adrian... (full context)
Derry: The First Interlude
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...place that is overwhelmed with more than its share of violent history. He later asks Chief Andrew Rademacher about all of the children who have gone missing over the years. The chief has... (full context)
Derry: The Second Interlude
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...daughter. Laurie has not seen her father in three years, not since she was two. Chief Rademacher says that he has the Florida State Police looking for Winterbarger, which is all he... (full context)
Chapter 10: The Reunion
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...his legs missing, when a postman noticed a hand sticking out from under the porch. Chief Rademacher arrests a hermit named Harold Earl who lives in a little shack on Route 7.... (full context)
Chapter 20: The Circle Closes
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...She counters, “Who are you?” The voices announces itself as the Derry Chief of Police Andrew Rademacher . He says that Mike is at the Derry Home Hospital because he was assaulted... (full context)
Derry: The Last Interlude
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Some days later, Chief Andrew Rademacher is killed in his office in a bizarre accident. The tramp-chair from the attic comes... (full context)