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Fallen police officers no longer forgotten

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Siblings Michele Barry and Mike Sala, now in their 60s, grew up knowing very little about their great-grandfather.

They didn’t know Harry P. Brown was a Reno police officer who died in 1905 after a drunken suspect kicked him in the head. Brown, who died at 57 or 58, had been one of Nevada’s oldest lawmen and previously had served as police chief when Reno was an unincorporated township, according to early 1900s newspaper articles.

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