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Police Officer George M. Mitchell | Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

Police Officer

George M. Mitchell

Philadelphia Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch: Saturday, December 31, 1949

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 39

Tour: Not available

Badge # 3184

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to Death

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Officer Mitchell was shot to death by two robbers while he and another officer were on stakeout duty in a grocery store at Gratz and Berks streets. Two men were later arrested, tried and sentenced to death.

Officer Mitchell was a U.S Army veteran of WWII.

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A Hero now in Heaven, Always remembered and Never forgotten.

Kim Weigand Mom of Sgt. Mike Weigand
PA C.O.P.S.
December 31, 2014

 

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