Trooper Carlos Jose Juan Borland

Trooper Carlos Jose Juan Borland

Nevada Highway Patrol, Nevada

End of Watch Wednesday, December 1, 1993

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Carlos Jose Juan Borland

Trooper Carlos Borland was shot and killed when he stopped a car on I-80, two miles east of Lovelock, Nevada, whose driver was wanted for not paying for gasoline.

Unbeknownst to Trooper Borland, the suspect had just murdered two people in Texas and the vehicle was stolen. Before stopping the vehicle Trooper Borland had requested a check on the plates, but the plates had not yet been entered into NCIC. As he approached the vehicle the man pulled out a .38 caliber handgun and shot him in the head.

The suspect was apprehended later that day. He was convicted of Trooper Borland's murder and sentenced to death.

Trooper Borland had served with the agency for one year.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 6432
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 30, 1993
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to death

larceny, traffic stop

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I was just thinking of you today and miss you.... Where the hell time goes by and the pain is still here because of who you are as a man. We met at the NHP application process. I know even more so, that A MAN is of who he is while Living, your LIFESTYLE was of my saying.... ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS!!! ASLTW!!! I still stop to say bye and Solute you my friend...

Families my Heart and Soul is with you all....
Always with my Brothers in Blue.... I bleed Blue and Silver ROM13:4 ASLTW!!!
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September 13, 2019

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