"Hope you brought plenty of ammunition sir"
―James Mitchell

James Mitchell is a character in L.A. Noire. He is a Patrol officer of the Los Angeles Police Department.


Events in L.A. Noire

He is encountered during the Traffic Street Crime "Gangfight", in which he provides Cole Phelps and Stefan Bekowsky support during a shootout with two Mexican-American gangs.

He is also seen in the Vice street crime "Commies", in which Cole and Roy Earle have to help subdue the bank robbers.

He also was the first officer to discover Courtney Sheldon's corpse.


  • In "Gangfight", he might be shot and killed. His death does not affect the player's performance in the mission.
  • It looks like he survived after Gangfight even when being shot, because he is seen again in "Commies".