Motorcycle Officer Mahlon John Day

Motorcycle Officer Mahlon John Day

Appleton Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Saturday, December 24, 1955

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Mahlon John Day

Motorcycle Officer Mahlon Day was struck by a train and killed as he passed over the State Street railroad crossing on his three-wheeled motorcycle at approximately 11:30 am.

Officer Day was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War. He had served with the Appleton Police Department for two years. He was survived by his parents, five brothers, and four sisters.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

September 15, 2013

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