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 had served with the Wake Forest Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and several children.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Chief Mitchell. You are not forgotten by the men and women of the Massachusetts law enforcement community. RIP

Michael Kane
Retired Detective, Boston Police Dept.

May 13, 2024

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