Sergeant George A. "Andy" Brown, III

Sergeant George A. "Andy" Brown, III

Florida Highway Patrol, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, April 27, 2004

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George A. "Andy" Brown, III

Sergeant George Brown was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to stop a vehicle, that was fleeing the scene of a crime, on County Road 341 in Columbia County.

The driver of the vehicle intentionally slammed on his brakes, causing Sergeant Brown to take evasive action. Sergeant Brown's patrol car left the roadway and struck a tree. The driver of the vehicle he was attempting to stop was later arrested and charged with second degree murder.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder in connection with Sergeant Brown's murder and was sentenced to life in prison.

Sergeant Brown had served with the Florida Highway Patrol for 33 years. He is survived by his son, parents, and sister.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 33 years
  • Badge 271

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Sergeant George A. Brown III will never be forgotten. Thank you for your services. May your soul rest in Heaven.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

February 17, 2018

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