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Nevada Highway Patrol to honor fallen sergeant with patch

Posted at 10:19 PM, Apr 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-30 02:23:41-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Nevada Highway Patrol uniforms will be adding a patch for one of its own.

The NHP is adding a memorial patch to its uniforms to honor fallen NHP Sgt. Ben Jenkins. Troopers will wear the memorial patch on their uniform through Spring 2021.

Jenkins died after he was shot during a traffic stop on March 27 near Ely.

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NHP said John Dabritz, 65, killed the 47-year-old trooper. Dabritz was taken into custody shortly after the shooting.