Category Archives: M-R First Name

Police Officer Milburn Wilbur Beitel III

Details:Police Officer Milburn Wilbur Beitel IIILas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Thursday, October 8, 2009Biographical Information:Age: 30Tour of Duty: 5 yearsBadge Number: 8092  Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Wednesday, October 7, 2009Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Officer Millie Beitel succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day in a single vehicle accident. He and his partner were traveling through an intersection […]

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Police Officer Michael Robert Scofield

Details:Police Officer Michael Robert ScofieldReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Thursday, September 26, 2002Biographical Information:Age: 54Tour of Duty: 30 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicular assaultDate of Incident: Thursday, September 26, 2002Weapon Used: Automobile, Narcotics involvedSuspect Info: Sentenced to 2 years      Officer Michael Scofield was killed in a motorcycle accident while responding to an accident with injuries at 1200 hours.  […]

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Police Officer II Russell Lee Peterson Jr.

Details:Police Officer II Russell Lee Peterson Jr.Las Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Tuesday, March 24, 1998Biographical Information:Age: 40Tour of Duty: 8 yearsBadge Number: 3879 Incident Details:Cause of Death: Weather/natural disasterDate of Incident: Tuesday, March 24, 1998Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Officer Peterson was killed while participating in a training exercise for the police department’s Search and Rescue Team. Officer Peterson and another […]

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Officer Raul Paul Elizondo

Details:Officer Raul Paul ElizondoNorth Las Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Monday, January 30, 1995Biographical Information:Age: 27Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: 840 Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, January 30, 1995Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Committed suicide      Officer Elizondo was shot and killed by a suspect who then committed suicide.Officer Elizondo had served with the agency for 3 […]

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Sergeant Richard Lewis Willson

Details:Sergeant Richard Lewis WillsonMineral County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Monday, July 25, 1994Biographical Information:Age: 45Tour of Duty: 3 years, 2 monthsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: Monday, July 25, 1994Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Sergeant Richard Willson suffered a fatal heart attack following a foot chase and being assaulted. After catching the suspect he was […]

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Police Officer Marc Alan Kahre

Details:Police Officer Marc Alan KahreLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Tuesday, October 11, 1988Biographical Information:Age: 34Tour of Duty: 15 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Tuesday, October 11, 1988Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Committed suicide    Officer Kahre was shot and killed while following a shooting suspect. While on patrol Officer Kahre spotted the suspect and […]

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Agent Ronald Chelius

Details:Agent Ronald CheliusNevada Division of Investigation and NarcoticsEnd of Watch: Tuesday, March 13, 1979Biographical Information:Age: 37Tour of Duty: 6 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Tuesday, March 13, 1979Incident Location: CaliforniaWeapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Apprehended   Agent Chelius was shot and killed in Sacramento, California, while participating in an undercover drug purchase. An investigation into a Carson […]

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Agent Ronald Ernerst Haskell

Details:Agent Ronald Ernerst HaskellNevada Division of Investigation and NarcoticsEnd of Watch: Saturday, January 4, 1975Biographical Information:Age: 45Tour of Duty: 8 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: AssaultDate of Incident: Monday, December 1, 1969Weapon Used: PersonSuspect Info: Unknown   Agent Ronald Haskell succumbed to injuries sustained six years earlier when he was severely beaten while on an undercover assignment.  He was questioning an […]

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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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Auxiliary Officer Michael J. Mills

Details:Auxiliary Officer Michael J. MillsReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Saturday, January 18, 1969Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicular assaultDate of Incident: Saturday, January 18, 1969Weapon Used: Automobile, alcohol involvedSuspect Info: Apprehended   Auxiliary Officer Mills was struck and killed by a drunk driver while he and his partner assisted a disabled motorist on North Virginia Street. […]

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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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Trooper Robert Russell McGuire

Details:Trooper Robert Russell McGuireNevada Highway PatrolEnd of Watch: Tuesday, May 16, 1961Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, May 16, 1961Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Trooper McGuire was killed in a head-on collision while on patrol in Las Vegas.   

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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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Police Officer Ross Petersen

Details:Police Officer Ross PetersenReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, September 11, 1931Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, September 11, 1931Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: One shot and killed  Officer Petersen was shot and killed when he interrupted two burglars at Reno High School. He was serving as night watchman […]

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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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Sheriff Mark L. Wildes

Details:Sheriff Mark L. WildesChurchill County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, May 23, 1918Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, May 23, 1918Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Sheriff Wildes was shot and killed while attempting to arrest the son of a wealthy rancher for evading […]

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Constable Nelson Houston

Details:Constable Nelson HoustonWard Constable’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Monday, March 4, 1878Biographical Information:Age: 56Tour of Duty: 10 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, March 4, 1878Weapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Unknown  Constable Houston was shot in the head with his own service revolver after responding to a complaint at a boarding house. The complaint […]

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Deputy Constable Richard L. Ryan

Details:Deputy Constable Richard L. RyanOphir City Constable’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, August 31, 1867Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 1 dayBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, August 31, 1867Weapon Used: Handgun, revolverSuspect Info: Apprehended  Deputy Constable Ryan was shot and killed as he attempted to confiscate two mules on which a levy had been placed. […]

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