Officer Walter Davis Mazzie, Jr.

Officer Walter Davis Mazzie, Jr.

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Thursday, January 5, 1939

Walter Davis Mazzie, Jr.

Officer Walter Mazzie was shot and killed near the intersection of 10th Street and Walnut Street by a suspect who he had previously arrested.

Despite being mortally wounded, he was able to shoot the suspect three times before he died. The subject subsequently died of his wounds.

Officer Mazzie was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

Most Recent Reflection

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 73rd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 5, 2012

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