Patrolman James F. Mitchell

Patrolman James F. Mitchell

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Monday, November 15, 1915

James F. Mitchell

Patrolman James F. Mitchell was shot and killed as he was questioning suspects. Officer Mitchell observed four suspicious men on the street. As Officer Mitchell questioned them and began a protective search for weapons, one of the men attempted to flee. As he fled, he drew a revolver and fired, striking Officer Mitchell.

Officer Mitchell was transported to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his wounds several hours later.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 2949

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Thank you for your service. I never got to know you, but I was named after you by your brother Donald.

Your nephew,
James S. Mitchell

James S Mitchell
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April 28, 2013

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