Police Officer Trevor Alan Nettleton

Police Officer Trevor Alan Nettleton
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
End of Watch: Thursday,November 19, 2009

Biographical Information:
Age: 30
Tour of Duty: 3 years
Badge Number: 9633



Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Thursday, November 19, 2009
Weapon Used: Handgun
Suspect Info: Shot and wounded






Officer Trevor Nettleton was shot and killed after being confronted by several robbery suspects in his garage. He had returned home from his shift and was working in the garage when the three gang members entered and confronted him. Shots were exchanged between Officer Nettleton and the suspects. Despite being fatally wounded, Officer Nettleton was able to wound one of the suspects. The wounded suspect was arrested after seeking medical treatment at a local hospital. Two other suspects were arrested a short time later.

Officer Nettleton was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for three years. He is survived by his wife, two-year-old son, two-month-old daughter, parents, and his brother who is currently serving in Iraq.