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Nevada Roll of Officers

Deputy Sheriff George T. Rice

Details:Deputy Sheriff George T. RiceLyon County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Friday, June 1, 1984Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, June 1, 1984Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Apprehended    Deputy Rice was shot and killed while at the scene of a call involving a mentally ill man firing a […]

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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 Clark Anthony Woolridge

Details:Police Officer Clark Anthony WoolridgeLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, August 12, 1979Biographical Information:Age: 22Tour of Duty: 1 yearBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, August 10, 1979Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown    Officer Clark Wooldridge was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a report of a fight caused by a traffic crash. During […]

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Detective James Duane Hoff

Details:Detective James Duane HoffReno Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Monday, June 25, 1979Biographical Information:Age: 33Tour of Duty: 7 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: StabbedDate of Incident: Monday, June 25, 1979Weapon Used: Edged weapon, knifeSuspect Info: Sentenced to death    Patrolman Hoff was stabbed to death after being abducted during an undercover narcotics transaction. Although the operation was under surveillance […]

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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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Correctional Officer James Walter Harbin II

Details:Correctional Officer James Walter Harbin IILas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Sunday, March 18, 1979Biographical Information:Age: 22Tour of Duty: 1 month, 1 weekBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Sunday, March 18, 1979Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Apprehended   Correctional Officer Harbin was shot and killed while on his way to work when he interrupted a robbery at […]

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Officer James Richard Rogan

Details:Officer James Richard RoganLas Vegas Metropolitan Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Wednesday, February 22, 1978Biographical Information:Age: 41Tour of Duty: 8 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Wednesday, February 22, 1978Weapon Used: HandgunSuspect Info: Shot and killed   Officer Rogan was shot and killed by a suspect while making a traffic stop on Paradise Road. During the stop the suspect suddenly shot […]

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Officer Craig Alan Love

Details:Officer Craig Alan LoveCaliente Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, March 4, 1977Biographical Information:Age: 26Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Friday, March 4, 1977Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Unknown   Officer Love was shot and killed in the police station at 1600 hours following an arrest. He was reviewing statutes related to the case when two […]

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Trooper Gary Gifford

Details:Trooper Gary GiffordNevada Highway PatrolEnd of Watch: Tuesday, October 14, 1975Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 6 yearsBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Tuesday, October 14, 1975Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Died in prison   Trooper Gifford was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a bank robbery suspect on US 50 at Cave Rock, Nevada. […]

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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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Officer James B. Slagle

Details:Officer James B. SlagleNorth Las Vegas Police DepartmentEnd of Watch: Friday, November 30, 1973Biographical Information:Age: 24Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Friday, November 30, 1973Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown   Officer James Slagle was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to apprehend three robbery suspects at 1:45 pm. His patrol car crashed into a pickup […]

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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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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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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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Deputy Sheriff Fred Nelson

Details:Deputy Sheriff Fred NelsonLander County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, May 24, 1966Biographical Information:Age: 40Tour of Duty: 4 weeksBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, May 24, 1966Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Deputy Nelson was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 8A while responding to the sheriff’s office after receiving a radio call to report to […]

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Undersheriff John A. Maslach

Details:Undersheriff John A. MaslachNye County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Biographical Information:Age: 26Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Undersheriff Maslach and Sheriff George Barra were killed when their patrol car was struck by a car traveling in the wrong direction on U.S. […]

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Sheriff George Berra

Details:Sheriff George BerraNye County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Biographical Information:Age: 63Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: Unknown Incident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Tuesday, December 20, 1966Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: Unknown  Sheriff Barra and Undersheriff John Maslach were killed when their patrol car was struck by a car traveling in the wrong direction on U.S. 95 near […]

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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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Deputy Lawrence E. Schmidtlein

Details:Deputy Lawrence E. SchmidtleinLander County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Monday, September 21, 1964Biographical Information:Age: 67Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: Automobile accidentDate of Incident: Monday, September 21, 1964Weapon Used: N/ASuspect Info: N/A  Deputy Schmidtlein was killed in an automobile accident while attempting to apprehend two juvenile runaways. His patrol overturned on a gravely portion of a […]

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