Officer Donald Lee Mitchell

Officer Donald Lee Mitchell

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, July 2, 1972

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Donald Lee Mitchell

Officer Donald Mitchell was killed when his patrol car crashed while chasing a drunk driver on Panola Road.

The driver of the other vehicle was arrested after he crashed in the same location.

Officer Mitchell served with the DeKalb County Police Department for one year.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Not available

vehicle pursuit

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Officer Mitchell,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of DeKalb County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

July 2, 2022

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