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Nevada Roll of Officers

Technical Sgt. Charles W. Simons III

Details:Technical Sgt. Charles W. Simons IIIUnited States Air Force Security ForcesEnd of Watch: Friday, November 19, 1999Biographical Information:Age: 37Tour of Duty: 19 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Struck by vehicleDate of Incident: Wednesday, November 17, 1999Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: AutomobileSuspect Info: Charged with involuntary manslaughter      Technical Sergeant Charles Simons died two days after being struck by a vehicle while directing […]

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Captain Jack Lee Spencer Sr.

Details:Captain Jack Lee Spencer Sr.United States Department of the InteriorBureau of Indian AffairsEnd of Watch: Saturday, September 5, 1998Biographical Information:Age: 55Tour of Duty: 30 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Saturday, September 5, 1998Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Captain Spencer was killed in an automobile accident on I-80 near Reno, Nevada. He […]

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Deputy Sheriff Edward Ronald Callahan

Details:Deputy Sheriff Edward Ronald CallahanDouglas County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Sunday, May 24, 1998Biographical Information:Age: 54Tour of Duty: 3 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: DrownedDate of Incident: Sunday, May 24, 1998Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Deputy Edward Callahan drowned after falling into Lake Tahoe while moving from his patrol boat to a dinghy. Deputy Callahan and […]

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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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Sergeant George Daniel Sullivan

Details:Sergeant George Daniel SullivanUniversity of Nevada Reno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Tuesday, January 13, 1998Biographical Information:Age: 43Tour of Duty: 18 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: AssaultDate of Incident: Tuesday, January 13, 1998Weapon Used: Edged weapon, hatchetSuspect Info: Sentenced to death      Sergeant George Sullivan was found beaten to death next to his patrol car at approximately 1:00 am.  Sergeant Sullivan […]

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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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Deputy Sheriff Franklin Jay Minnie, Sr.

Details:Deputy Sheriff Franklin Jay Minnie, Sr.Washoe County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Sunday, June 1, 1997Biographical Information:Age: 44Tour of Duty: 10 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicle pursuitDate of Incident: Sunday, June 1, 1997Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unavailable      Deputy Minnie was killed in an accident as he was pursuing a trespassing suspect. As Deputy Minnie was passing a tractor trailer, a […]

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Special Agent Anthony S. Minetto

Details:Special Agent Anthony S. MinettoU.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Immigration and Custom EnforcementEnd of Watch: Monday, January 27, 1997Biographical Information:Age: 49Tour of Duty: 8 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, January 27, 1997Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: Officer’s handgunSuspect Info: Committed suicide      Special Agent Anthony Minetto was shot and killed in Sparks, Nevada, after being involved in a […]

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Police Officer Keith Tadashi Hashimoto

Details:Police Officer Keith Tadashi HashimotoReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, March 29, 1996Biographical Information:Age: 36Tour of Duty: 7 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Training accidentDate of Incident: Friday, March 29, 1996Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A      Officer Keith Hashimoto was killed during a training accident at Fallon Naval Air Station. Officer Hashimoto and other members of the department were conducting […]

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Police Officer Larry Don Johnson

Details:Police Officer Larry Don JohnsonSparks Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Monday, May 22, 1995Biographical Information:Age: 44Tour of Duty: 11 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, May 22, 1995Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Shot and killed      Officer Johnson was shot and killed while chasing a man who had attempted to rob a bar. The suspect […]

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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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Trooper Carlos Jose Juan Borland

Details:Trooper Carlos Jose Juan BorlandNevada Highway PatrolEnd of Watch: Wednesday, December 1, 1993Biographical Information:Age: 25Tour of Duty: 1 yearBadge Number: 6432 Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Not availableWeapon Used: Handgun, .38 caliberSuspect Info: Sentenced to death      Trooper Borland was shot and killed when he stopped a car on I-80, just outside of Lovelock, Nevada, whose driver was wanted for not paying […]

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Deputy Sheriff Gary Raymond Downs

Details:Deputy Sheriff Gary Raymond DownsNye County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, August 22, 1992Biographical Information:Age: 47Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: Saturday, August 22, 1992Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown      Deputy Downs suffered a heart attack following a struggle in which he was punched in the chest. The incident occurred after several deputies responded […]

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Trooper Daniel Mark Peterson

Details:Trooper Daniel Mark PetersonNevada Highway PatrolEnd of Watch: Thursday, June 18, 1992Biographical Information:Age: 35Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Vehicular assaultDate of Incident: Friday, June 5, 1992Weapon Used: Automobile, alcohol involvedSuspect Info: Not available      Trooper Peterson died from injuries he sustained 13 days prior when he was struck by a drunk driver as he was walking to a vehicle […]

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Police Officer Donald Charles Weese

Details:Police Officer Donald Charles WeeseLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, October 23, 1992Biographical Information:Age: 25Tour of Duty: 2 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, October 23, 1992Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown     Officer Weese was killed while responding to a call of an officer being under fire. Officer Weese was responding in code along with […]

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Lieutenant Glenn Barnes

Details:Lieutenant Glenn BarnesWashoe County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, March 19, 1991Biographical Information:Age: 41Tour of Duty: 16 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Heart attackDate of Incident: March 19, 1991Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A    Lt. Barnes died March 19, 1991 after completing a physical conditioning exercise and test for the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office. He collapsed after a mile and a half […]

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Special Agent John Lawrence Bailey

Details:Special Agent John Lawrence BaileyUnited States Department of Justice – FBIEnd of Watch: Monday, June 25, 1990Biographical Information:Age: 48Tour of Duty: 21 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Monday, June 25, 1990Incident Location: NevadaWeapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Not available    Special Agent Bailey was shot and killed in Las Vegas, Nevada. Agent Bailey was in a […]

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Deputy Sheriff Gary Lee Johnson

Details:Deputy Sheriff Gary Lee JohnsonEsmeralda County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Friday, December 2, 1988Biographical Information:Age: 44Tour of Duty: 9 monthsBadge Number: ES-7 Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, December 2, 1988Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown    Deputy Gary Johnson was killed in a single-vehicle accident while on patrol near Silver Peak. His patrol vehicle rolled over several times. Deputy […]

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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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