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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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Night Watchman Friendly Stone

Details:Night Watchman Friendly StoneCarlin Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Wednesday, September 28, 1907Biographical Information:Age: 45Tour of Duty: 6 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Gunfire (accidental)Date of Incident: Tuesday, September 24, 1907Weapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Unknown  Watchman Stone succumbed to injuries sustained the previous night when his service revolver accidentally discharged. Watchman Stone and the city’s […]

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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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Police Officer Humphrey Symons

Details:Police Officer Humphrey SymonsGold Hill Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Monday, July 21, 1879Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, July 21, 1879Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Sentenced to life  Officer Symons was shot and killed while investigating a domestic disturbance. He was walking passed a house when he heard a […]

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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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Deputized Civilian Walter Williams

Details:Deputized Civilian Walter WilliamsStorey County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, July 18, 1868Biographical Information:Age: 37Tour of Duty: 1 dayBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, July 18, 1868Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Committed suicide  Deputy Williams was shot and killed while riding with a posse to arrest a suspected thief. The suspect committed suicide after being […]

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Sheriff Timothy B. Smith

Details:Sheriff Timothy B. SmithOrmsby County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 17, 1867Biographical Information:Age: 43Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 17, 1867Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Sheriff Smith was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a shooting suspect at 2300 hours. He and two deputies […]

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