Sergeant Paul DeWeert

Sergeant Paul DeWeert

Las Vegas Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch Sunday, October 8, 1967

Paul DeWeert

Sergeant DeWeert was shot and killed while off duty when he attempted to confront a drunk man two blocks from his home. The suspect, who was an ex-convict, turned and shot the unarmed officer.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 99 years in prison.

Sergeant DeWeert was a WWII veteran and had been with the agency for 20 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 60
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 99 years

Most Recent Reflection

View all 15 Reflections

Rest In Peace Brother. We honor you on the 50th anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

October 8, 2017

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.