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

traffic patrol, vehicle crash

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Sgt. Chandler, on today the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Nevada. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

United States Border Patrol

January 31, 2023

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