Category Archives: G-L First Name

Officer James B. Slagle

Details:Officer James B. SlagleNorth Las Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, November 30, 1973Biographical Information:Age: 24Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, November 30, 1973Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown   Officer James Slagle was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to apprehend three robbery suspects at 1:45 pm. His patrol car crashed into a pickup […]

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Undersheriff John A. Maslach

Details:Undersheriff John A. MaslachNye County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Biographical Information:Age: 26Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Undersheriff Maslach and Sheriff George Barra were killed when their patrol car was struck by a car traveling in the wrong direction on U.S. […]

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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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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 George A. Hart

Details:Deputy Sheriff George A. HartClark County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, November 12, 1957Biographical Information:Age: 40Tour of Duty: 1 year, 3 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: AssaultDate of Incident: Tuesday, October 25, 1957Weapon Used: PersonSuspect Info: Acquitted  Deputy Hart succumbed to injuries received when he was struck in the stomach by a prisoner while booking the man into […]

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Correctional Officer George E. Miller

Details:Correctional Officer George E. MillerNevada State PrisonEnd of Watch: Friday, September 17, 1954Biographical Information:Age: 59Tour of Duty: 1 year, 6 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Gunfire (accidental)Date of Incident: Friday, September 17, 1954Weapon Used: Officer’s rifleSuspect Info: Apprehended  Officer Miller was shot and killed during a prison break from the Nevada State Prison in Carson City. Two high-risk suspects […]

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Deputy Sheriff Hugh James Gallagher Sr.

Details:Deputy Sheriff Hugh James Gallagher Sr.Storey County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Friday, April 30, 1948Biographical Information:Age: 67Tour of Duty: 1 yearBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: Friday, April 30, 1948Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Hugh Gallagher suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a on foot to a prowler call three blocks from […]

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Sergeant George Chandler

Details:Sergeant George ChandlerNevada State PoliceEnd of Watch: Saturday, January 31, 1948Biographical Information:Age: 41Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Saturday, January 31, 1948Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Sergeant Chandler was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was broadsided by a passenger bus as he made a U-turn on […]

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Detective Captain LeRoy Joseph Geach

Details:Detective Captain LeRoy Joseph GeachReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Saturday, November 8, 1947Biographical Information:Age: 56Tour of Duty: 12 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, November 8, 1947Weapon Used: Handgun, .38 caliberSuspect Info: Executed in 1949  Captain Geach and Sergeant Allen Glass were shot and killed while attempting to question a burglary suspect in a hotel […]

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Deputy Sheriff Jack David London

Details:Deputy Sheriff Jack David LondonClark County Sheriff’s Office (Now Las Vegas Metro)End of Watch: May 17, 1943Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicle accidentDate of Incident: May 17, 1943Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A  Deputy London and his partner Deputy Lynn McKnight was stopped along the Boulder Highway near the small community of Whitney. […]

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Sheriff James Rattazzi

Details:Sheriff James RattazziEureka County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 6, 1938Biographical Information:Age: 42Tour of Duty: 12 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 6, 1938Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Sheriff Rattazzi was killed in an automobile accident while returning to Eureka after going to Palisade on business. The accident occurred one mile north of Eureka.Sheriff […]

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Special Officer Jose Sancedo

Details:Special Officer Jose SancedoSouthern Pacific Railroad Police Department, Railroad PoliceEnd of Watch: Wednesday, August 11, 1937Biographical Information:Age: 38Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Wednesday, August 11, 1937Location: Palisades, NevadaWeapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Three suspects, one convicted  Special Officer Jose Sancedo was shot and killed in the Southern Pacific rail yards in Palisades, Nevada, when […]

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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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Deputy Sheriff Harry Ward Swaney

Details:Deputy Sheriff Harry Ward SwaneyWashoe County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: August 12, 1935Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicle crashDate of Incident: Saturday, August 4, 1935Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Swaney, acting in the capacity of a traffic officer was returning to the scene of a traffic accident where he had left […]

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Patrolman Herbert D. Long

Details:Patrolman Herbert D. LongEly Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, January 10, 1932Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, January 10, 1932Weapon Used: Rifle, .25-.35Suspect Info: Apprehended  Patrolman Long was shot and killed while confiscating a gun from a bar owner shortly after 0430 hours. Patrolman Long, who was on night duty, […]

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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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Chief of Police John Raymond Nelson

Details:Chief of Police John Raymond NelsonWinnemucca Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, March 6, 1921Biographical Information:Age: 28Tour of Duty: 4 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, February 28, 1921Weapon Used: Handgun, pistolSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Chief Nelson succumbed to gunshot wounds received six days earlier while investigating the theft of cases of shoes […]

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Deputy Sheriff George T. Requa

Details:Deputy Sheriff George T. RequaElko County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Friday, March 5, 1920Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, February 22, 1920Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Apprehended  Deputy Requa and Constable Arthur St. Clair, of the Deeth Constable’s Office, were shot and killed while attempting to arrest […]

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Deputy Sheriff John Holmes

Details:Deputy Sheriff John HolmesHumboldt County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday August 27, 1910Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, August 27, 1910Weapon Used: RifleSuspect Info: Apprehended  Deputy Holmes was shot and killed while making his nightly rounds in National, Nevada. He encountered an intoxicated man terrorizing citizens with […]

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