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Sergeant George Chandler | Nevada State Police, Nevada Nevada State Police, Nevada

Sergeant

George Chandler

Nevada State Police, Nevada

End of Watch: Saturday, January 31, 1948

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 4 years, 6 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Automobile accident

Incident Date: 1/31/1948

Weapon: Not available

Suspect: Not available

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Sergeant George Chandler was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car was broadsided by a passenger bus as he made a U-turn on Highway 40 west of Reno, Nevada. He was attempting to catch up to a tractor trailer when the accident occurred.

Sergeant Chandler had served with the Nevada State Police for six months and had previously served with the Reno Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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Dear Grandfather. I'm sorry I never got to know you.My Dad tells me stories about how you used to give him rides to school on the back of your H.D.duty motorcycle.I'm about to retire with 27+ years of my own law enforcement duty.Perhaps we'll meet up some day and swap some stories.With Love and Respect,your grandson,David Chandler.

Senior Probation Officer
Sacramento County Probation,Grandson
October 17, 2013

 

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