Category Archives: A-F Last Name

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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Deputy Sheriff Clifford Drietzler

Details:Deputy Sheriff Clifford DrietzlerWhite Pine County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Wednesday, November 5, 1941Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Wednesday, November 5, 1941Weapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Paroled after 20 years  Deputy Drietzler was shot and killed with his own weapon service revolver while checking on a suspicious car that […]

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Police Officer Wilson Fugate

Details:Police Officer Wilson FugateReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Tuesday, July 2, 1929Biographical Information:Age: 58Tour of Duty: 72 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: Tuesday, July 2, 1929Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Officer Fugate was involved in a fight with suspect. There was a violent struggle and Officer Fugate apparently died of a heart failure a few […]

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Constable George Cotant

Details:Constable George CotantMountain City Constable’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Wednesday, September 29, 1937Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Wednesday, September 28, 1937Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Constable Cotant was killed in an automobile accident while returning to Mountain City from Elko, where he was conducting business. His vehicle went out […]

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Sheriff L.W. Chiara

Details:Sheriff L.W. ChiaraLander County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Friday, July 22, 1932Biographical Information:Age: 50Tour of Duty: 8 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, July 22, 1932Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Unknown  Sheriff Chiara was shot and killed when he interrupted a car theft in Battle Mountain at approximately 0200 hours. The suspects shot […]

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Deputized Civilian John Allen

Details:Deputized Civilian John AllenClark County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: September 24, 1928Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: AccidentalDate of Incident: Saturday, December 11, 1926Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A  John Allen, a  Deputized Civilian with Clark County Sheriff’s Office, was killed Wednesday at Pahcoon Arizona. It is alleged either by Jack Walsh or Floyd Hubbard […]

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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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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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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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Police Officer Harry P. Brown

Details:Police Officer Harry P. BrownReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Saturday, September 26, 1905Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: AssaultDate of Incident: Saturday, September 26, 1905Weapon Used: PersonSuspect Info: Unknown  Officer Brown was involved in an arrest situation sometime around the first week of September 1905.  The suspect kicked Officer Brown quite […]

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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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Undersheriff J. J. Ellis

Details:Undersheriff J. J. EllisElko County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, March 21, 1874Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: ExposureDate of Incident: Saturday, March 21, 1874Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A  Undersheriff Ellis succumbed to the cold while returning to Elko after collecting court fees. A massive search was launched after he failed to […]

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Sheriff John L. Blackburn

Details:Sheriff John L. BlackburnCarson County Sheriff’s Office, NevadaEnd of Watch: Tbursday, November 28, 1861Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 2 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: StabbedDate of Incident: Thursday, November 28, 1861Weapon Used: Edged weapon, knifeSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Sheriff Blackburn was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a suspect he had released from the […]

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