Sheriff James Rattazzi

Sheriff James Rattazzi

Eureka County Sheriff's Office, Nevada

End of Watch Tuesday, December 6, 1938

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James Rattazzi

Sheriff James Rattazzi was killed in an automobile crash while returning to Eureka after going to Palisade on business. The accident occurred one mile north of Eureka.

Sheriff Rattazzi had served as sheriff for 12 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Sheriff Rattazzi,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Eureka County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 6, 2018

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