Category Archives: Las Vegas Police Department

Sergeant Paul DeWeert

Details:Sergeant Paul DeWeertLas Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, October 8, 1967Biographical Information:Age: 60Tour of Duty: 20 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, October 8, 1967Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Sentenced to 99 years  Sergeant DeWeert was shot and killed while off duty when he attempted to confront a drunk man two blocks from his home. […]

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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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Officer Wilbur E. McGee

Details:Officer Wilbur E. McGeeLas Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, November 11, 1955Biographical Information:Age: 33Tour of Duty: 1 year, 4 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, November 11, 1955Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Paroled in 1975  Officer McGee was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for burglary of cash, a pellet gun, and a .22 caliber […]

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Sergeant Robert F. Dula Jr.

Details:Sergeant Robert F. Dula Jr.Las Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, April 8, 1955Biographical Information:Age: 26Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Motorcycle accidentDate of Incident: Friday, April 8, 1955Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Sergeant Dula was killed when his police motorcycle was struck by another car while responding to a call. The call involved teenagers […]

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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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Night Watchman Joe Mulholland

Details:Night Watchman Joe MulhollandLas Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, October 1, 1905Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, October 1, 1905Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Acquitted  Watchman Mulholland was shot and killed by a man he had arrested earlier in the night. After taking the man […]

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