Deputy Sheriff George T. Rice

Deputy Sheriff George T. Rice

Lyon County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Friday, June 1, 1984

George T. Rice

Deputy Rice was shot and killed while at the scene of a call involving a mentally ill man firing a gun at cars. The suspect was barricaded in his house and Deputy Rice was standing about 20 yards away when the man opened fire, striking Deputy Rice in the head. The suspect was taken into custody during a SWAT operation later in the night.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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A great friend - a great skiing companion -and great hunting friend Wish we could still hunt jack rabbits together and wish our kids still knew each other.

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Douglas County

May 28, 2016

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