Category Archives: A-F First Name

Deputy Sheriff Carl Howell

Details:Deputy Sheriff Carl HowellCarson City Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, August 15, 2015Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: 9 yearsBadge Number: 5466  Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, August 15, 2015Weapon Used: GunSuspect Info: Killed on scene.   Deputy Sheriff Carl Howell was shot and killed upon arriving at a domestic battery call in Carson City at approximately 2:20 am.The first deputies […]

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Police Officer Alyn R. Beck

Details:Police Officer Alyn R. BeckLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, June 8, 2014Biographical Information:Age: 41Tour of Duty: 13 years, 10 monthsBadge Number: Unknown  Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, June 8, 2014Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: 1 shot and killed, 1 committed suicide      Police Officers Alyn Beck and Igor Soldo were shot and killed from […]

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Police Officer David Lee VanBuskirk

Details:Police Officer David Lee VanBuskirkLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Monday, July 22, 2013Biographical Information:Age: 36Tour of Duty: 13 years, 9 monthsBadge Number: 6482  Incident Details:Cause of Death: FallDate of Incident: Monday, July 22, 2013Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Police Officer Dave VanBuskirk died after falling during a nigh-time aerial rescue operation of a hiker on Mount Charleston.The hiker […]

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Deputy Sheriff Denny Lawrence

Details:Deputy Sheriff Denny LawrenceElko County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: January 17, 2012Biographical Information:Age: 77Tour of Duty: 26 yearsBadge Number: 228Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunshotDate of Incident: June 26, 1982Weapon Used: GunSuspect Info: Shot and killed on scene      On 26 June 1982, Deputy Sheriff Denny Lawrence responded to a minor traffic accident on US 93 south of Jackpot, Nevada. At the accident […]

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Correctional Officer Daniel James Leach

Details:Correctional Officer Daniel James LeachLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Saturday, November 21, 2009Biographical Information:Age: 49Tour of Duty: 25 yearsBadge Number: 2761  Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Saturday, November 21, 2009Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Correctional Officer Daniel Leach was killed in an automobile accident on U.S. 95, near Searchlight, at approximately 5:45 am. He was driving a […]

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Police Officer Adam Joseph Menuez

Details:Police Officer Adam Joseph MenuezFallon Paiute-Shoshone Tribal Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Wednesday, July 4, 2007Biographical Information:Age: 27Tour of Duty: 5 monthsBadge Number: Unknown  Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Wednesday, July 4, 2007Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Officer Adam Menuez was killed in automobile accident on Rio Vista Street, on the Stillwater Indian Reservation, while responding to a call […]

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Special Agent Don Cleo Ware

Details:Special Agent Don Cleo WareUnited States Department of JusticeDrug Enforcement AdministrationEnd of Watch: Tuesday, October 12, 2004Biographical Information:Age: 64Tour of Duty: 25 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, June 9, 1975Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Special Agent Don Ware died in 2004 from complications of gunshot wounds suffered in Mexico on June 9, 1975.

 He and another […]

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Police Officer Creighton Travis Spencer

Details:Police Officer Creighton Travis SpencerUnited States Department of the InteriorBureau of Indian AffairsEnd of Watch: Sunday, March 25, 2001Biographical Information:Age: 27Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Sunday, March 25, 2001Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Officer Creighton Spencer was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a reckless driver call […]

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Technical Sgt. Charles W. Simons III

Details:Technical Sgt. Charles W. Simons IIIUnited States Air Force Security ForcesEnd of Watch: Friday, November 19, 1999Biographical Information:Age: 37Tour of Duty: 19 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Struck by vehicleDate of Incident: Wednesday, November 17, 1999Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: AutomobileSuspect Info: Charged with involuntary manslaughter      Technical Sergeant Charles Simons died two days after being struck by a vehicle while directing […]

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Deputy Sheriff Edward Ronald Callahan

Details:Deputy Sheriff Edward Ronald CallahanDouglas County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Sunday, May 24, 1998Biographical Information:Age: 54Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: DrownedDate of Incident: Sunday, May 24, 1998Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Deputy Edward Callahan drowned after falling into Lake Tahoe while moving from his patrol boat to a dinghy. Deputy Callahan and […]

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Deputy Sheriff Franklin Jay Minnie, Sr.

Details:Deputy Sheriff Franklin Jay Minnie, Sr.Washoe County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1997Biographical Information:Age: 44Tour of Duty: 10 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuitDate of Incident: Sunday, June 1, 1997Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unavailable      Deputy Minnie was killed in an accident as he was pursuing a trespassing suspect. As Deputy Minnie was passing a tractor trailer, a […]

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Special Agent Anthony S. Minetto

Details:Special Agent Anthony S. MinettoU.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Immigration and Custom EnforcementEnd of Watch: Monday, January 27, 1997Biographical Information:Age: 49Tour of Duty: 8 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, January 27, 1997Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Committed suicide      Special Agent Anthony Minetto was shot and killed in Sparks, Nevada, after being involved in a […]

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Trooper Carlos Jose Juan Borland

Details:Trooper Carlos Jose Juan BorlandNevada Highway PatrolEnd of Watch: Wednesday, December 1, 1993Biographical Information:Age: 25Tour of Duty: 1 yearBadge Number: 6432 Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Not availableWeapon Used: Handgun, .38 caliberSuspect Info: Sentenced to death      Trooper Borland was shot and killed when he stopped a car on I-80, just outside of Lovelock, Nevada, whose driver was wanted for not paying […]

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Trooper Daniel Mark Peterson

Details:Trooper Daniel Mark PetersonNevada Highway PatrolEnd of Watch: Thursday, June 18, 1992Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicular assaultDate of Incident: Friday, June 5, 1992Weapon Used: Automobile, alcohol involvedSuspect Info: Not available      Trooper Peterson died from injuries he sustained 13 days prior when he was struck by a drunk driver as he was walking to a vehicle […]

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Police Officer Donald Charles Weese

Details:Police Officer Donald Charles WeeseLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, October 23, 1992Biographical Information:Age: 25Tour of Duty: 2 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, October 23, 1992Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown     Officer Weese was killed while responding to a call of an officer being under fire. Officer Weese was responding in code along with […]

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Police Officer Clark Anthony Woolridge

Details:Police Officer Clark Anthony WoolridgeLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, August 12, 1979Biographical Information:Age: 22Tour of Duty: 1 yearBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, August 10, 1979Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown    Officer Clark Wooldridge was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a report of a fight caused by a traffic crash. During […]

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Officer Craig Alan Love

Details:Officer Craig Alan LoveCaliente Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, March 4, 1977Biographical Information:Age: 26Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, March 4, 1977Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Unknown   Officer Love was shot and killed in the police station at 1600 hours following an arrest. He was reviewing statutes related to the case when two […]

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Patrolman Clyde A. (Rusty) Walters

Details:Patrolman Clyde A. (Rusty) WaltersElko Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Thursday, February 20, 1975Biographical Information:Age: 37Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, February 17, 1975Weapon Used: Handgun, .22 caliberSuspect Info: Shot and killed   Patrolman Walters succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three days earlier while he and his partner attempted to serve a warrant on […]

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Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson

Details:Deputy Sheriff Fred NelsonLander County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, May 24, 1966Biographical Information:Age: 40Tour of Duty: 4 weeksBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, May 24, 1966Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Nelson was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 8A while responding to the sheriff’s office after receiving a radio call to report to […]

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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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