Police Officer Mitchell Penton
Dallas (TX) Police Department
End of Watch: February 13, 2021
Police Officer Mitchell Penton was struck and killed by an intoxicated driver who was traveling at a high rate of speed as Officer Penton was directing traffic from a previous vehicle crash. Officer Penton was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. Officer Penton is the 10th law enforcement officer to be killed in a traffic-related incident this year and the second officer fatality from the state of Texas in 2021.
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