Police Officer Andy Begay

Police Officer Andy Begay

Navajo Division of Public Safety, Tribal Police

End of Watch Saturday, December 5, 1987

Andy Begay

Officers Andy Begay and Roy Stanley were shot and killed while investigating a party where alcohol was being used.

Their bodies were later dumped in a patrol vehicle, transported to a remote location near Lake Powell and set on fire.

Two suspects were convicted of the murders and sentenced to prison.

Officer Begay had served with the Navajo Division of Public Safety for 12 years, and was assigned to the Kayenta District. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Utah
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Andy was one of my officers while assigned to supervise the northern area of Kayenta District. He was always respectful, though quiet would joke around. Always had a smile on his face. RIP

Steve Nelson, Retired Captain.
Navajo Police

December 6, 2018

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