Police Officer Milburn Wilbur Beitel, III

Police Officer Milburn Wilbur Beitel, III

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch Thursday, October 8, 2009

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Milburn Wilbur Beitel, III

Officer Millie Beitel succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day in a single vehicle accident. He and his partner were traveling through an intersection when the driver of another vehicle pulled into their path. The driver of the patrol car took evasive actions, but the vehicle went out of control and crashed.

Both officers were transported to University Medical Center in serious condition. Officer Beitel succumbed to his injuries several hours later.

Officer Beitel had served with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department for five years. He is survived by his parents and younger brother.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 8092

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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Officer Beitel,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Las Vegas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 8, 2019

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