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Deputy Sheriff John J. Monahan | Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Nevada Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

Deputy Sheriff

John J. Monahan

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 20, 1906

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Monahan was shot and killed while trying to keep order during an uprising involving a large group of Japanese railroad workers in Caliente. The uprising started when the train the workers were riding in separated. The workers attached the train crew, who in turn went for assistance.

When Deputy Monahan arrived at the scene he was attacked.

Three men who were thought to be involved with attacking Deputy Monahan were apprehended.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
June 21, 2015

 

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