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Deputy Sheriff Jeffrey Vaughn Mitchell | Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

Deputy Sheriff

Jeffrey Vaughn Mitchell

Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch: Friday, October 27, 2006

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: 9 years

Badge # 1159

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: At large

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Deputy Jeffrey Mitchell was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop in the area of Dillard Road and Meiss Road at approximately 3:30 am.

After contacting dispatchers and telling them he was conducting a vehicle stop, Deputy Mitchell was not heard from again. A backup deputy was sent to the scene to check on him. Deputy Mitchell was found shot once in the head by his own service weapon following a violent struggle.

Deputy Mitchell had served with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department for 9 years. He is survived by his wife and 6-year-old son.

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