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Police Officer Joseph Patrick Mitchell | Eureka Police Department, California Eureka Police Department, California

Police Officer

Joseph Patrick Mitchell

Eureka Police Department, California

End of Watch: Sunday, December 1, 1974

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

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Officer Mitchell was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a burglar alarm call. During the response the vehicle he was riding in struck another car that ran a stop sign. Officer Mitchell and the officer he was responding with were both off duty but were responding because all of the on duty officers were involved in controlling a riot in another part of the city.

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As a young reserve officer for the City of Arcata at the time my partner and I were responding into Eureka to assist the Eureka PD and were first on the scene of this terrible accident. I will never forget what we saw happen.

Ret Sgt.
Fortuna Police Department
December 23, 2014

 

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