Patrolman Jan Mulder

Patrolman Jan Mulder

Piqua Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 11, 1970

Jan Mulder

Patrolman Jan Mulder was shot and killed while searching for a burglary suspect in a hotel lobby at 0400 hours. During the search the man suddenly spun around with a revolver and shot Patrolman Mulder several times. Patrolman Mulder was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Patrolman Mulder was a native of the Netherlands and had been with the agency for just over four years. He was survived by his wife and four children. He is buried in the Forest Hill Union Cemetery, Piqua, Ohio.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and killed

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Jan Mulder of the Piqua Police Department, Ohio and the additional 66 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 12, 2018

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