Prison Guard Bryant Whitmore

Prison Guard Bryant Whitmore

Nevada State Prison, Nevada

End of Watch Saturday, October 2, 1926

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Bryant Whitmore

Guard Bryant Whitmore was killed while detailed to assist with fighting a large brush fire on the outskirts Carson City, Nevada. Guard Whitmore had made it clear of the flames but re-entered the burn zone to attempt to rescue another man who was fighting the fire. Guard Whitmore and the other man were both killed.

Guard Whitmore was survived by his wife, son, and daughter, and his father and sister. He is buried in Salt lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Utah.


  • Age 39
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Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 2, 2020

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