Details: 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.