Trooper Guy David Nalley

Trooper Guy David Nalley

Oklahoma Highway Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, October 27, 1984

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Guy David Nalley

Trooper Guy Nalley was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a tractor trailer on State Highway 6, near Elk City.

He requested backup during the stop after he learned that the rig and trailer had been reported stolen. When the backup officer arrived he located Trooper Nalley suffering two gunshot wounds to the head.

The subject was apprehended and sent to a psychiatric hospital before his trial to evaluate his mental state. While in the hospital a female accomplice smuggled a gun in and he took a hostage. During the ensuing standoff he was shot and killed.

Trooper Nalley was survived by his wife and two young sons.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 749

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed in prison

traffic stop

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I still remember the day I was told my childhood hero had been murdered. Growing up I always wanted to be like my cousin David. A massive man. 6’6” 280 and a gentle giant. Well,... I did follow in your footsteps. You’d be proud.
Gone but never forgotten.
Love you buddy.

Motor Officer Danny Cheatham
Tulsa, Oklahoma Police Department

October 27, 2020

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