Deputy Sheriff Andrew John Mazur

Deputy Sheriff Andrew John Mazur

Greenville County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, August 17, 2003

Andrew John Mazur

Deputy Andrew Mazur was shot and killed after he stopped a person in the street.

Deputy Mazur was on patrol and at approximately 1730 hours, he radioed in that he was stopping a person. The reason for the stop was unknown.

The deputy first called for routine backup, but less than a minute later, he radioed for emergency backup. When backup deputies arrived, they found Deputy Mazur had been shot once in the head and killed. His service weapon was missing.

The suspect fled the scene and committed suicide the following morning after a shootout with police in which he was shot once by a deputy. The suspect killed himself with Deputy Mazur's service weapon.

Deputy Mazur had served with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office for 2 years. He is survived by his wife.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Delta 38

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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I have been wearing Drew’s memorial band now for 15 years. We are at The Citadel together at the same time, in the sccja 416 class together and graduated. Drew gave the prayer at graduation. We went to work at agencies only 30 minuets apart. His life was influential to all that knew him. His sacrifice will never be forgotten. Love you brother.

MPO Skottowe Wells (Ret.)
Clemson City PD/ Class 416 CJA/ Friend

August 28, 2018

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