Sergeant George Cameron Chandler

Sergeant George Cameron Chandler

Nevada State Police, Nevada

End of Watch Saturday, January 31, 1948

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George Cameron Chandler

Sergeant George Chandler was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car was broadsided by a passenger bus as he made a U-turn on Highway 40 (modern day I-80) west of Reno, Nevada. He was attempting to catch up to a tractor-trailer when the accident occurred.

Sergeant Chandler had served with the Nevada State Police for six months and had previously served with the Reno Police Department for four years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 4 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Dear Grandfather. I'm sorry I never got to know you.My Dad tells me stories about how you used to give him rides to school on the back of your H.D.duty motorcycle.I'm about to retire with 27+ years of my own law enforcement duty.Perhaps we'll meet up some day and swap some stories.With Love and Respect,your grandson,David Chandler.

Senior Probation Officer
Sacramento County Probation,Grandson

October 17, 2013

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