Category Archives: Virginia City Police Department

Watchman Alex R. Coryell

Details:Watchman Alex R. CoryellVirginia City Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Thursday, June 25, 1891Biographical Information:Age: 59Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: Thursday, June 25, 1891Weapon Used: PersonSuspect Info: Unknown  Watchman Coryell suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after being assaulted by a prisoner at approximately 0100 hours. Watchman Coryell and another […]

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Policeman Thomas Reed

Details:Policeman Thomas ReedVirginia City Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, April 12, 1863Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, April 12, 1863Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Acquitted  Policeman Reed and Policeman Dennis McMahon were shot and killed while attempting to arrest an outlaw. The suspect shot both officers in the […]

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Policeman Dennis McMahon

Details:Policeman Dennis McMahonVirginia City Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, April 12, 1863Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, April 12, 1863Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Acquitted  Policeman McMahon and Policeman Thomas Reed were shot and killed while attempting to arrest an outlaw. The suspect shot both officers in the […]

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