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Trooper Gary Gifford | Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada

Trooper

Gary Gifford

Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada

End of Watch: Tuesday, October 14, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 10/14/1975

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Died in prison

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Trooper Gifford was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a bank robbery suspect on US 50 at Cave Rock, Nevada. The suspect was convicted and later died in prison.

Trooper Gifford was a U.S. Navy veteran. He had served with the Nevada Highway Patrol for 6 years and had served a short time as chief of the Fallon Police Department. He was survived by his son, parents, and sister.

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I was dating gary and when I heard that he didn't respond and they finally found him shot . It was the last time I ever had a scanner.

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