Sheriff Elisha William Bushnell

Sheriff Elisha William Bushnell

Mills County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

End of Watch Tuesday, August 31, 1915

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Elisha William Bushnell

Sheriff Elisha Bushnell was killed when he fell from scaffolding that had been erected at the county jail during a period of construction.

Sheriff Bushnell had served with the Mills County Sheriff's Office for five years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 56
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge S65-1

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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Rest in peace always knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 31, 2020

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