Patrolman Jan A. Mulder, Jr.

Patrolman Jan A. Mulder, Jr.

Piqua Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 11, 1970

Add to My Heroes

Jan A. Mulder, Jr.

Patrolman Jan Mulder was shot and killed while searching for a burglary suspect in the lobby of the Hotel Fort Piqua at 4:00 am.

During the search, the man suddenly spun around with a revolver and shot Patrolman Mulder several times. Patrolman Mulder was able to return fire and kill the suspect.

Patrolman Mulder was a native of the Netherlands and had served with the Piqua Police Department for just over four years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

He is buried in the Forest Hill Union Cemetery, Piqua, Ohio.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 4 years, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Shot and killed

arrest attempt, burglary, foot patrol

Most Recent Reflection

View all 24 Reflections

Love you, Daddy. We’ve missed you for many decades. I tell your story often to keep your memory and sacrifice alive. Many people have told me of your constant kindness as a police officer and I have tried to continue your legacy by leading with kindness.

I miss you so much.

Your daughter, Judy

August 11, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.