Officer Charleston Vernon Hartfield joined the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department on January 18, 2006 and worked in Patrol Division until 2015 before he transferred to the Project Management and Video Bureau. As an 11-year Veteran of the LVMPD, Officer Hartfield assisted in the development of a memorial wall that is dedicated to fallen officers inside of the Southeast Area Command. He also authored his first book about his life as an officer. Officer Hartfield was a decorated, 16-year US Army Combat Veteran. In 2003, Officer Hartfield served with the 82nd Airborne Division in Iraq. At the time of his passing he was assigned as First Sergeant with the Nevada Army National Guard's 100th Quartermaster Company. On October 1, 2017 Officer Hartfield was attending the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas with his wife and was shot while taking off-duty action to rescue citizens during the shooting. He died on scene. He was 34.