Sergeant Robert F. Dula, Jr.
End of Watch: Friday, April 9, 1955
Sergeant Robert F. Dula, Jr. joined the Las Vegas Police Department on June 16, 1952. On April 8, 1955, just ten minutes before the end of his tour of duty, Sergeant Dula and his partner received a call to aid a citizen who was reported to be lying injured in the street at Las Vegas Boulevard and Fremont Street. While Sergeant Dula responded to the call, his patrol vehicle was struck broadside by a car operated by two juveniles, who immediately left the scene. Sergeant Dula was 26.