Our Hero Remembered

Robert Mortell
Robert Mortell
Police Department
End of Service: February 1, 1994
Incident Detail:

Chief of Police Robert J. Mortell of the Paxton Police Department was shot and killed after locating three burglary suspects on Kendall Road in Holden. Chief Mortell was an instructor at the in-service academy at Mt. Wachusett Community College, served as the town of Paxton D.A.R.E. Officer, and was a high honors graduate of the Quinsigamond Community College Criminal Justice Program. He had served with the Paxton Police Department for 12 years