Category Archives: S-W First Name

Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin

Details:Correctional Officer Tracy HardinNevada Department of CorrectionsEnd of Watch: Friday, January 20, 2012Biographical Information:Age: 55Tour of Duty: 5 years, 6 monthsBadge Number: 36787Incident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: December 23, 2011Weapon Used: PersonSuspect Info: Charges pending   Correctional Officer Tracy Hardin died from what is believed to be an injury suffered whilestruggling with an inmate […]

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Special Deputy Marshal Stanley W. Cooper

Details:Special Deputy Marshal Stanley W. CooperUnited States Department of JusticeMarshals ServiceEnd of Watch: Monday, January 4, 2010Biographical Information:Age: 72Tour of Duty: 42 yearsBadge Number: Unknown  Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, January 4, 2010Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: ShotgunSuspect Info: Shot and killed      Special Deputy Marshal Stanley Cooper was shot and killed when a man entered the lobby of […]

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Police Officer Trevor Alan Nettleton

Details:Police Officer Trevor Alan NettletonLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Thursday,November 19, 2009Biographical Information:Age: 30Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: 9633  Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, November 19, 2009Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Shot and wounded      Officer Trevor Nettleton was shot and killed after being confronted by several robbery suspects in his garage. He had […]

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Sergeant Travis H. Maki

Details:Sergeant Travis H. MakiElko County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, November 29, 1997Biographical Information:Age: 32Tour of Duty: 10 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: FallDate of Incident: Saturday, November 29, 1997Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unavailable      Sergeant Maki was killed after falling from a freeway overpass while setting out flares at a traffic accident. Sergeant Maki was placing the flares at the […]

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Corrections Sergeant Vincent Tatum

Details:Corrections Sergeant Vincent TatumNevada Department of CorrectionsEnd of Watch: September 25, 1982Biographical Information:Age: 26Tour of Duty: 4 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: September 25, 1982Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Unsolved    On  September 25, 1982  the body of  Correction s Sergeant Vincent Tatum ‘s  was found  in the desert east of Las Vegas,  Sergeant Tatum had been […]

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Police Officer Thomas A. Burner

Details:Police Officer Thomas A. BurnerUniversity of Nevada Reno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, December 6, 1968Biographical Information:Age: 42Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, December 6, 1968Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Officer Thomas Burner was killed in an automobile accident on US Highway 95 while returning to Reno from a police teletype seminar in Tonopah. […]

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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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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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Deputy Sheriff William Maroon

Details:Deputy Sheriff William MaroonNye County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, June 28, 1952Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, June 28, 1952Weapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Died in prison  Deputy Maroon was shot and killed during an escape from the Nye County Jail.  He was preparing to serve a […]

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Deputy Sheriff Winnie Austin Hansen

Details:Deputy Sheriff Winnie Austin HansenClark County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 26, 1950Biographical Information:Age: 56Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Struck by vehicleDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 26, 1950Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Hansen was struck and killed by a vehicle while checking on a disabled vehicle. He was standing at the […]

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Officer Vernon B. Carvin

Details:Officer Vernon B. CarvinCarson City Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Monday, October 31, 1949Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: October 31, 1949Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Incident information: Officer Carvin and Officer Elmer Tripp had arrested a combative person and were attempting to place the arrestee into a cell at […]

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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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Sheriff Selah Graham Lamb

Details:Sheriff Selah Graham LambHumboldt County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, October 7, 1933Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 35 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, October 7, 1933Weapon Used: RifleSuspect Info: Committed suicide  Sheriff Lamb was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man who had threatened to kill his ex-wife. The woman and […]

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Deputy Sheriff William Larkin Stiles

Details:Deputy Sheriff William Larkin StilesHumboldt County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Sunday, November 8, 1908Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, November 8, 1908Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Acquitted  Deputy Stiles was shot and killed while serving civil papers to a man on the man’s ranch 90 miles northwest […]

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Sheriff Thomas Logan

Details:Sheriff Thomas LoganNye County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, April 7, 1906Biographical Information:Age: 44Tour of Duty: 8 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, April 7, 1906Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Acquitted  Sheriff Logan was shot and killed while coming to the aid of a saloon matron in Manhattan, Nevada. The matron was […]

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Deputy Sheriff William B. Weaver

Details:Deputy Sheriff William B. WeaverElko County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, August 5, 1880Biographical Information:Age: 36Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, August 2, 1880Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Deputy Weaver succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained three days earlier by a man who identified him as a deputy. Deputy Weaver […]

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Deputy Sheriff William J. Kelley

Details:Deputy Sheriff William J. KelleyLander County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Monday, August 7, 1876Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: StabbedDate of Incident: Monday, August 7, 1876Weapon Used: Edged weapon, knifeSuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Kelley was stabbed to death by a woman who was involved in an quarrel at the racetrack in Austin, Nevada. […]

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Deputy Sheriff S.D. Sheldon

Details:Deputy Sheriff S.D. SheldonElko County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Monday, August 2, 1869Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Tuesday, July 27, 1869Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Sheldon succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained six days earlier. He was shot in the head while on official business in Taoma, […]

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