Police Officer Mathew J. Mazany

Police Officer Mathew J. Mazany

Mentor Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, June 24, 2018

Mathew J. Mazany

Police Officer Mathew Mazany was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while assisting another officer during a traffic stop on Route 2, near Route 306, at approximately 1:00 am.

The vehicle that had been stopped contained a subject wanted in another jurisdiction. As the officers began to approach the car to take the person into custody another vehicle entered the area and struck Officer Mazany. The vehicle fled the scene after striking Officer Mazany but was located several hours later and the driver was taken into custody.

Officer Mazany had served with the Mentor Police Department for 14 years. He is survived by his son, father, and brother.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault

hit-and-run, traffic stop


Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Police Chief Kevin Knight
Mentor Police Department
8500 Civic Center Blvd
Mentor, OH 44060

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My heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Police Officer Mathew Mazany . May our Lord give them all the strength and comfort to overcome their tragic loss. Thank you for your service and dedication. Rest in peace.

CBP Officer (retired)
DHS/Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

July 18, 2018

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