Deputy Sheriff George A. Hart

Details:
Deputy Sheriff George A. Hart
Clark County Sheriff's Office
End of Watch: Tuesday, November 12, 1957

Biographical Information:
Age: 40
Tour of Duty: 1 year, 3 months
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Assault
Date of Incident: Tuesday, October 25, 1957
Weapon Used: Person
Suspect Info: Acquitted

 

 
Deputy Hart succumbed to injuries received when he was struck in the stomach by a prisoner while booking the man into jail.

The suspect, who was charged with manslaughter, was tried and acquitted January 25, 1958.

Deputy Hart had been with the agency for 15 months and was survived by his wife and five children.