End of Watch: Thursday, January 5, 1939
Tour of Duty: 4 years
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: January 5, 1939
Incident Location: 10th Street and Walnut Street
Weapon Used: Handgun
Case Status: Closed
Patrolman Walter Mazzie was shot and killed near the intersection of 10th Street and Walnut Street (now Muhammad Ali Boulevard) by a suspect who he had previously arrested.
Despite being mortally wounded, he was able to shoot the suspect three (3) times before he died. The suspect subsequently died of his wounds.
Patrolman Mazzie is survived by his wife and four (4) children. He had been with the department for four (4) years.
Greenwood Cemetery, Louisville, KY
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National Law Enforcement Officer Memorial
Kentucky Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation
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