Category Archives: A-F First Name

Patrolman Edward Frank Meagher

Details:Patrolman Edward Frank MeagherHenderson Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Tuesday, March 11, 1956Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: 2 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, March 13, 1956Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Patrolman Meagher was killed in an automobile accident while driving a new city fire truck to a report of a fire. The fire […]

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Deputy Sheriff William B. (Bill) Neill

Details:Deputy Sheriff William B. (Bill) NeillWhite Pine County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Wednesday, March 30, 1955Biographical Information:Age: 49Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Wednesday, March 30, 1955Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Neill was killed in a head-on collision on Highway 50 while returning to Ely while on patrol. The driver of […]

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Detective Sergeant Allen A. Glass

Details:Detective Sergeant Allen A. GlassReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Saturday, November 8, 1947Biographical Information:Age: 36Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, November 8, 1947Weapon Used: Handgun, .38 caliberSuspect Info: Executed in 1949  Sergeant Glass and Captain LeRoy Geach were shot and killed while attempting to question a burglary suspect in a […]

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Deputy Sheriff Jacob Earl Griffith

Details:Deputy Sheriff Jacob Earl GriffithWashoe County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, May 1, 1947Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, May 1, 1947Location: CaliforniaWeapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Sentenced to life  Washoe County Deputy Sheriff Griffith was shot and killed when he and his partner stopped to investigate a […]

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Constable Adolph H. (Dolph) Berning

Details:Constable Adolph H. (Dolph) BerningCarlin Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, August 20, 1943Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, August 20, 1943Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Executed in 1944  Constable Berning was shot and killed after stopping a stolen car on Highway 40. He had been notified that the car had […]

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Private Frank John McManus

Details:Private Frank John McManusNevada State PoliceEnd of Watch: Saturday, April 19, 1941Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 1 yearBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Saturday, April 19, 1941Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Private Frank McManus was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to overtake a tractor trailer on US Highway 93 near McGill, Nevada.   His […]

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Officer Ernest James May

Details:Officer Ernest James MayLas Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Thursday, June 8, 1933Biographical Information:Age: 38Tour of Duty: 8 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, June 8, 1933Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Officer Ernest May was shot and killed while responding to a shooting call at a local hotel. The callers had stated […]

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City Marshal Edward E. Campbell

Details:City Marshal Edward E. CampbellEly Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, December 19, 1926Biographical Information:Age: 57Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: AccidentalDate of Incident: Saturday, December 11, 1926Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A  Marshal Campbell succumbed to injuries received when he was struck in the face by a wooden plank that had been thrown into the […]

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Deputy Sheriff Charles Lewis

Details:Deputy Sheriff Charles LewisElko County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Monday, March 2, 1925Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 20 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, March 2, 1925Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Sentenced to life  Deputy Lewis was shot and killed while walking a man to jail in Elko. The man had been arrested at […]

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Special Agent Eveleigh B. Bates

Details:Special Agent Eveleigh B. BatesSouthern Pacific Railroad Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Saturday, November 8, 1924Biographical Information:Age: 34Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Struck by trainDate of Incident: Saturday, November 8, 1924Location: NevadaWeapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A  Special Agent Eveleigh Bates was killed after falling between two rail cars near Huxley, Nevada. It is believed […]

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Special Agent Atha (Nick) Carter

Details:Special Agent Atha (Nick) CarterUnited States Department of the TreasuryInternal Revenue Service – Prohibition UnitEnd of Watch: Sunday, December 24, 1922Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 19, 1922Location: NevadaWeapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Acquitted in State Court  Special Agent Carter died from a gunshot received while trying […]

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Constable Arthur J. St. Claire

Details:Constable Arthur J. St. ClaireDeeth Constable’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Sunday, February 22, 1920Biographical Information:Age: 28Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, February 22, 1920Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Apprehended  Constable St. Clair and Deputy George Requa, of the Elk County Sheriff’s Office, were shot and killed while attempting to arrest two […]

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Posse Member Edward Hogle

Details:Posse Member Edward HogleNevada State PoliceEnd of Watch: Sunday, February 26, 1911Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 10 daysBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, February 26, 1911Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Posse Member Hogle was shot and killed as he rode with a posse who were tracking a group […]

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Constable Edwin M. Gilbert

Details:Constable Edwin M. GilbertEly Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, October 13, 1907Biographical Information:Age: 37Tour of Duty: 10 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, October 12, 1907Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Constable Gilbert succumbed to gunshot wounds received the previous day when he attempted to settle a dispute between a prostitute […]

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Deputy Ernest Evans

Details:Deputy Ernest EvansEureka County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, October 17, 1907Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: 2 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, October 17, 1907Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Evans was shot and killed when he responded to a disturbance at the local train station. He encountered two men attempting to […]

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Patrolman Charles A. Browne

Details:Patrolman Charles A. BrowneReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, November 10, 1907Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: 9 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Gunfire (accidental)Date of Incident: Friday, November 8, 1907Weapon Used: Handgun, pistolSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Patrolman Browne was shot and mortally wounded when he attempted to arrest a man who pulled a pistol […]

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Night Watchman Friendly Stone

Details:Night Watchman Friendly StoneCarlin Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Wednesday, September 28, 1907Biographical Information:Age: 45Tour of Duty: 6 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Gunfire (accidental)Date of Incident: Tuesday, September 24, 1907Weapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Unknown  Watchman Stone succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when his service revolver accidentally discharged. Watchman Stone and the city’s […]

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Watchman Alex R. Coryell

Details:Watchman Alex R. CoryellVirginia City Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Thursday, June 25, 1891Biographical Information:Age: 59Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: Thursday, June 25, 1891Weapon Used: PersonSuspect Info: Unknown  Watchman Coryell suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being assaulted by a prisoner at approximately 0100 hours. Watchman Coryell and another […]

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Prison Guard F. M. Isaacs

Details:Prison Guard F. M. IsaacsNevada State PrisonEnd of Watch: Friday, October 13, 1871Biographical Information:Age: 39Tour of Duty: 5 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, September 17, 1871Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Unknown  Guard Isaacs died of injured he received when he was shot during an escape attempt from the Nevada State Penitentiary.  Twenty nine […]

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Policeman Dennis McMahon

Details:Policeman Dennis McMahonVirginia City Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, April 12, 1863Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, April 12, 1863Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Acquitted  Policeman McMahon and Policeman Thomas Reed were shot and killed while attempting to arrest an outlaw. The suspect shot both officers in the […]

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