Patrolman Robert D. Mitchem

Patrolman Robert D. Mitchem

Richland Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, April 20, 1981

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Robert D. Mitchem

Patrolman Mitchem was killed when his vehicle was struck by a train at an unguarded crossing. He was en route to court at the time of the accident.

Patrolman Mitchem was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge R-7

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Officer Mitchem your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The City of Richland and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

April 20, 2016

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