Chief of Police George C. Mitchell

Chief of Police George C. Mitchell

Wake Forest Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, April 26, 1947

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George C. Mitchell

Chief of Police George Mitchell was killed when his car collided with a bus on U.S. Route 1, near the town of Forestville, while returning from a law enforcement function.

He was unable to avoid hitting the bus when the driver swerved to avoid a car that had just pulled out of a local gas station.

Chief Mitchell was survived by his wife and several children.


  • Age 54
  • Tour 8 years, 7 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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I know that my sense of right and wrong had to come from you! I thank you for that. I am your granddaughter but we never had the chance to meet, you were taken to soon. I know I would have loved you dearly from all the family stories that I heard growing up.

I am proud to be your granddaughter!

Rothie Morgan

February 22, 2013

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