Detective Guy Andrew Mack, Sr.

Detective Guy Andrew Mack, Sr.

Canton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, July 22, 1972

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Guy Andrew Mack, Sr.

Detective Mack was shot and killed when he intervened in an armed robbery while shopping with his wife while off duty. Two of the three suspects were apprehended.

Both suspects were convicted of murder and robbery and sentenced to life. In 1974 they agreed to identify the third suspect, who they said was the triggerman, in exchange for reduced sentences. The third suspect was arrested in Cleveland. In 1976 he was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life. He received a new trial in 1984 but was again sentenced to life. He was denied another trial in 1994. He died in prison on May 10, 1997.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Detective Guy Andrew Mack, Sr. of the Canton Police Department, Ohio and the additional 95 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 22, 2022

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