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Sergeant Paul E. Mortimer | Dayton Police Department, Ohio Dayton Police Department, Ohio

Sergeant

Paul E. Mortimer

Dayton Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch: Friday, July 31, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 46

Tour: 21 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Duty related illness

Incident Date: 10/19/1966

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Sergeant Paul Mortimer died four years after contracting Hepatitis while removing clothing from a murder victim at a homicide scene near the intersection of Huron Avenue and North Western Avenue.

His health deteriorated as a result of disease until his death.

Sergeant Mortimer had been with the Dayton Police Department for 21 years. He was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Sergeant Mortimer's brother, Detective Sergeant William Mortimer, was shot and killed in the line of duty four years later while also serving with the Dayton Police Department.

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Detective Sergeant William Kenneth Mortimer
Dayton Police Department, Ohio
End of Watch: Monday, March 4, 1974
Cause: Gunfire

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Uncle Paul, following in yours and grandpa's foot steps. Making a difference for the country

Private William A. Mortimer
Great Nephew
October 27, 2015

 

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