Police Officer Marc Alan Kahre

Police Officer Marc Alan Kahre

Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Nevada

End of Watch Tuesday, October 11, 1988

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Marc Alan Kahre

Officer Kahre was shot and killed while following a shooting suspect. While on patrol Officer Kahre spotted the suspect and began to follow him as he requested backup to make a traffic stop. Before backup could arrive the suspect suddenly stopped and opened fire, striking Officer Kahre in the head. At the same time a second officer arrived and returned fire, striking the suspect five times, wounding him. The suspect was able to get back into his car and drive away. He crashed the vehicle a short time later and committed suicide.
Officer Kahre had been with the agency for fifteen years and was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Marc and I went to school together he was a great kid and grew up on the same block I did.

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