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Nevada Roll of Officers

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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Deputy Constable Richard L. Ryan

Details:Deputy Constable Richard L. RyanOphir City Constable’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Saturday, August 31, 1867Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 1 dayBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Saturday, August 31, 1867Weapon Used: Handgun, revolverSuspect Info: Apprehended  Deputy Constable Ryan was shot and killed as he attempted to confiscate two mules on which a levy had been placed. […]

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Sheriff George Rogers

Details:Sheriff George RogersLincoln County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, March 1, 1866Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 3 monthsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: GunfireDate of Incident: Thursday, March 1, 1866Weapon Used: Gun, unknown typeSuspect Info: Executed  Sheriff Rogers was shot and killed by Indians while en route to recover stolen items in the area of Mountain Meadows. Sheriff […]

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Jailer Uriah S. Gregory

Details:Jailer Uriah S. GregoryStorey County Sheriff’s OfficeEnd of Watch: Thursday, June 21, 1866Biographical Information:Age: 71Tour of Duty: UnknownBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: AssaultDate of Incident: Thursday, June 21, 1866Weapon Used: Edged weapon, glass shardSuspect Info: Unknown  Jailer Gregory succumbed to injuries sustained several days earlier when he was attacked by two inmates who were attempting to escape from the […]

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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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Sheriff John L. Blackburn

Details:Sheriff John L. BlackburnCarson County Sheriff’s Office, NevadaEnd of Watch: Tbursday, November 28, 1861Biographical Information:Age: UnknownTour of Duty: 2 yearsBadge Number: UnknownIncident Details:Cause of Death: StabbedDate of Incident: Thursday, November 28, 1861Weapon Used: Edged weapon, knifeSuspect Info: Shot and killed  Sheriff Blackburn was stabbed to death while attempting to arrest a suspect he had released from the […]

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