Category Archives: 1990-1961

Sheriff George Berra

Details:Sheriff George BerraNye County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Biographical Information:Age: 63Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Sheriff Barra and Undersheriff John Maslach were killed when their patrol car was struck by a car traveling in the wrong direction on U.S. 95 near […]

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Police Officer William R. Fortye

Details:Police Officer William R. FortyeLas Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, October 28, 1966Biographical Information:Age: 32Tour of Duty: 5 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, October 28, 1966Weapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Paroled in 1981  Patrolman Fortye was shot and killed with his own weapon after conducting a traffic stop on Highland Drive. During the stop the suspect […]

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Deputy Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Details:Deputy Lawrence E. SchmidtleinLander County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Monday, September 21, 1964Biographical Information:Age: 67Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Monday, September 21, 1964Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A  Deputy Schmidtlein was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to apprehend two juvenile runaways. His patrol overturned on a gravely portion of a […]

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Deputy Sheriff Daniel E. McDaniel

Details:Deputy Sheriff Daniel E. McDanielOrmsby County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Wednesday, June 19, 1963Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Wednesday, June 19, 1963Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Convicted of manslaughter  Deputy McDaniel was killed when his patrol car was rear-ended by a car that was racing another car at 2145 […]

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Trooper Robert Russell McGuire

Details:Trooper Robert Russell McGuireNevada Highway PatrolEnd of Watch: Tuesday, May 16, 1961Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, May 16, 1961Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Trooper McGuire was killed in a head-on collision while on patrol in Las Vegas.   

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