LVMPD Remembers...

RPeterson.jpgPolice Officer Russell L. Peterson, Jr.

End of Watch:  Tuesday, March 24, 1998

Officer Russell Lee Peterson Jr. joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on April 17, 1990. On March 24, 1998, while assigned to the Search and Rescue Section, he participated in an ice climbing training exercise at Mount Charleston and was fatally struck by a large ice mass. He was 40.