Chief of Police Andrew Williams

Chief of Police Andrew Williams

Saluda Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, September 3, 1976

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Andrew Williams

Chief of Police Andrew Williams was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance on the Ozone Drive between I-26 and Saluda.

The male subject opened fire with a shotgun as Chief Williams approached the home, killing him.

The man was apprehended at the scene by other officers. He was convicted and sentenced to life in prison, where he subsequently died in 2004.

Chief Williams had served in law enforcement for seven years. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life


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Chief, after reading the amazing, heartfelt and beautiful reflections from your daughter and also other family members, I can only say first and foremost, God Bless all of them! As I will say to you, I say to them also, your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest In Peace always and God Bless you and your family.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 3, 2020

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