Patrolman Mahlon M. Parks

Patrolman Mahlon M. Parks

Goldsboro Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, September 19, 1960

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Mahlon M. Parks

Patrolman Parks and Lieutenant Frank Faircloth were killed in an automobile accident during a high speed pursuit of a bootlegging suspect. Their vehicle struck an embankment near the Stevens Mill Bridge and then crashed into the water. The suspect they were chasing was charged with manslaughter but the charges were dropped due to a lack of evidence.

Patrolman Parks had been with the agency for 9 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

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The names of our fallen officers are etched in our hearts and mind forever. I am forever grateful for their service and sacrifice.

Chief Michael D. West
Goldsboro Police Department

April 29, 2024

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