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Sheriff L. W. Chiara | Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

Sheriff

L. W. Chiara

Lander County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch: Friday, July 22, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 8 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/22/1932

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Not available

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Sheriff Chiara was shot and killed when he interrupted a car theft in Battle Mountain at approximately 0200 hours. The suspects shot him in the chest and then fled the scene.

Sheriff Chiara also served as night watchman for the town of Battle Mountain.

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 81rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater
January 15, 2013

 

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