Officer Vernon B. Carvin

Officer Vernon B. Carvin
Carson City Police Department
End of Watch: Monday, October 31, 1949

Biographical Information:
Age: Unknown
Tour of Duty: Unknown
Badge Number: Unknown

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Date of Incident: October 31, 1949
Weapon Used: N/A
Suspect Info: Unknown



Incident information: Officer Carvin and Officer Elmer Tripp had arrested a combative person and were attempting to place the arrestee into a cell at the county jail. Officer Carvin slumped to the floor in front of the women’s cell block on the second floor of the court house. Carvin and Tripp were attempting to jail a particularly hard-to-handle person whom they had taken into custody earlier in the morning. Tripp reported that his back was turned when Carvin fell to the floor. A physician was called but Carvin had expired.