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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Earnest thank you for your reflection. It helps knowing he Is still remembered. It also helps to be able to help other survivors in their parole wars through ODMP's no parole program that I am the coordinator for. I am sorry for your loss. Does not matter how you lost them. Mama left us in 2004, at least she is with Daddy. You went to school with my sister Cathy Williams. If you should ever want to be in touch my work email is [email protected] Stay safe and REMEMBER there ARE NO ROUTINE CALLS!

Surviving Daughter Chief Andrew Williams
Officer Down Memorial page

December 11, 2018

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