Police Officer Alvin Nelson

Police Officer Alvin Nelson

Leadville Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, April 8, 1949

Alvin Nelson

Police Officer Alvin Nelson was shot and killed as he and another officer attempted to arrest a man for breaking into a car at the Delaware Hotel, at the corner of Harrison Street and 7th Street.

As the two officers entered his hotel room the man opened fire and fatally wounded Officer Nelson. Officer Nelson's partner returned fire and killed the suspect.

Bio

  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 63rd anniversary of your death. 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 9, 2012

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