Refuge Officer Andrew Bryant Crews

Refuge Officer Andrew Bryant Crews

United States Department of the Interior - Fish and Wildlife Service - Division of Refuge Law Enforcement, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, June 2, 1945

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Andrew Bryant Crews

Refuge Officer Andrew Crews and Refuge Officer Joseph Daniel Martin were shot and killed when they went to investigate a report of a person wanted for arson in Waycross, Georgia.

Both officers were shot and killed before they were able to draw their weapons.

The killer was sentenced to life in prison, but was later released and sent to a mental institution where he died.

Officer Crews and served with the United States Fish and Wildlife Service for 10 years. He was survived by his wife, seven children, and several siblings.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Georgia
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Died in mental institution

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I am your granddaughter Belinda. Although, I never got the chance to meet you, I feel as though I knew you. Your son and my My Daddy Walter B. Crews Sr., told me many stories about you. I am a genealogist today because of the desire to learn more about my ancestors like you. Grandpa, you were taken from us way too soon but, I know you are on duty full time in Heaven. You will never be forgotten. I Love You.

Belinda Shelton

July 30, 2016

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