Officer James Richard Rogan

Officer James Richard Rogan
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
End of Watch: Wednesday, February 22, 1978

Biographical Information:
Age: 41
Tour of Duty: 8 years
Badge Number: Unknown


Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Wednesday, February 22, 1978
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Shot and killed



Officer Rogan was shot and killed by a suspect while making a traffic stop on Paradise Road. During the stop the suspect suddenly shot him. As Officer Rogan laid on the ground the suspect stood over him and fired several more shots. The suspect was shot and killed by other officers after an all-night house-to-house search.
Officer Rogan had been with the agency for eight years and was survived by his wife and six children.