Trooper Gary Gifford

Details:
Trooper Gary Gifford
Nevada Highway Patrol
End of Watch: Tuesday, October 14, 1975

Biographical Information:
Age: Unknown
Tour of Duty: 6 years
Badge Number: Unknown

 

Incident Details:
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Tuesday, October 14, 1975
Weapon Used: Gun, unknown type
Suspect Info: Died in prison

 

 

 
Trooper Gifford was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a bank robbery suspect on US 50 at Cave Rock, Nevada. The suspect was convicted and later died in prison. 

Trooper Gifford was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the Nevada Highway Patrol for 6 years and had served a short time as chief of the Fallon Police Department. He was survived by his son, parents, and sister.