Chief of Police James K. Elder

Chief of Police James K. Elder

Mason Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, August 29, 1982

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James K. Elder

Chief of Police James Elder was killed in an automobile crash while responding to a disturbance at a local hotel.

His patrol car left the roadway and struck a utility pole at the intersection of Mason-Montgomery Road and Stitt Road.

Chief Elder had served with the Mason Police Department for 17 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 29, 2020

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