As you remember these fallen officers, take comfort in recalling that they dedicated their lives to the same principles of honor, duty and courage that brought you to the badge. Such a life is truly rich. Take strength in knowing that when an officer falls, our resolve to serve those in need is not diminished. Our dedication to protecting those in danger is not weakened. Our commitment to remembering those with whom we shared the badge does not fade.
Godspeed, brothers and sisters. You fought the good fight. Now rest in peace…
October 27, 2006
Manhunt under way after Calif. deputy is killed
Officer Down: Jeffrey Mitchell - [Sacramento, California]
Additional Info: Deputy Jeffrey Mitchell had served with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department for 9 years. He is survived by his wife and son.
Cause of Death: Mitchell was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop.
Date of Incident: October 27, 2006
Manhunt under way after Sacramento sheriff's deputy killed
Marisa Lagos, Chronicle Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle
A search is on in Sacramento County for the person who shot and killed a sheriff's deputy early this morning.
Deputy Jeffrey Mitchell, 38, a nine-year veteran of the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department, was pronounced dead a little more than an hour after he was shot in the head.
Mitchell was killed after he pulled over a white Chevrolet van at 3:27 a.m. at Meiss and Dillard roads just south of Sacramento, authorities said.
Full Story: Manhunt under way after Sacramento sheriff's deputy killed
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