Patrolman Jan Mulder

Patrolman Jan Mulder

Piqua Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, August 11, 1970

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Jan Mulder

Patrolman Jan Mulder was shot and killed while searching for a burglary suspect in a hotel lobby at 0400 hours. 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 been with the agency 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
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Jan Mulder of the Piqua Police Department, Ohio and the additional 75 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

August 11, 2022

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