Officer Trevor A. Nettleton joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on November 5th, 2006 following nine years of service in the United States Marine Corps. During his distinguished military career he was part of the Presidential Guard Detail, serving President George W. Bush. On November 19th, 2009 Officer Nettleton was in the garage of his residence when he was approached by numerous subjects, one of them armed with a handgun. When the suspects attempted to rob Officer Nettleton at gunpoint he fought back, wounding one of the suspects with gunfire before he was fatally shot. Officer Nettleton is survived by his wife, two young children, his parents and one brother.
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