Deputy Paul Winfield Mitchell

Deputy Paul Winfield Mitchell

Lake County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Saturday, June 12, 1999

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Paul Winfield Mitchell

Deputy Paul Mitchell was killed in a single-car accident while responding to a call at 4:30 am.

During the response, his cruiser slid on wet pavement and struck a guardrail on Indiana 2 near Austin Street.

Deputy Mitchell had served with the Lake County Sheriff's Department for one year. He was survived by his parents, sister, and grandparents.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response, single vehicle crash, weather

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Paul 23 years ago I lit a candle at candlelight vigil in DC for you along with other and I had the honor of doing it again tonight ! You will never be forgotten !

Deputy Russ Gix
Washington county (current) was a Co worker

May 13, 2023

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