Our History

Mitchell’s Merchant Patrol was started back in 1943 by “Red” Mitchell. Red’s son Arnold “Jim” took over the business in 1988. Mitchell’s hired Gene Stevens in 1973 to help grow the business. Gene and Bette Stevens purchased the company in 1991.

Mitchell's merchant patrol security owner - Gene Stevens
Gene Stevens

Mission Statement

"We strive to provide our customers peace of mind by providing effective security surveillance and prevention of property loss."

Original Patrol Badge
(no longer in use).

When Gene passed away in 2004, Bette continued to run the business and now her son, Don Schenck has taken over and will continue to grow the business and proudly serve the Yuma Community.