Deputy Edward E. Hogle

Deputy Edward E. Hogle

Nevada State Police, Nevada

End of Watch Sunday, February 26, 1911

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Edward E. Hogle

Deputy Edward Hogle was shot and killed as he rode with a posse who were tracking a group of Indians suspected of murdering four ranchers in Washoe County.

The posse located the Indians near Golconda, about forty miles east of Winnemucca. A prolonged shootout ensued in which Deputy Hogle and eight of the Indians were killed. Four other Indians were taken into custody. It is believed that three of the suspects died of disease and one died later of other causes.

Deputy Hogle had been deputized by the superintendent of the Nevada State Police, in Eagleville, who was in charge of the posse. He was survived by his mother and fiancee. He is reported to be buried at the Anderson District Cemetery in Anderson, California.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 1 day
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .44 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Ed Hogle,

I’m a bloodhound canine handler for Modoc County ,CA, where you were living at the time.
My dog, K9 Hogle, is named in your memory. You are not forgotten sir.

Dominick Middleton, Deputy Sheriff
Modoc County Sheriff’s Office

May 27, 2023

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