|Agency||Virginia Minnesota Police Department|
|Dates of Service||Hired in 2016.|
|Last Known Status||Separated|
|Agency||St. Louis County Minnesota Sheriff's Office|
|Dates of Service||Hired in 2019.|
|Last Known Status||Administrative Leave|
2017 Virginia Police Department Excellent Police Duty
In 2017, Nicols was recognized for Excellent Police Duty from the Virginia Police Department.
2021 St. Louis County Life Saver Award
On April 21, 2022, Nichols received the Life Saver Award for helping to extract a woman from a fire at an apartment building on February 28, 2021.
2022 Death of Michael Johnson
Nichols was placed on leave.
- August 8, 2016 Agenda, Virginia City Council, 2016-07-20
- St. Louis County Deputy Sheriffs and Corrections Officers sworn in, St. Louis County Deputy Sheriff's Office, 2019-07-11
- Gavin Edward Nichols, Deputy Sheriff, St. Louis County, govSalaries
- 2017 Year in Review, Virginia Police Department, 2017
- Brady Slater, St. Louis County honors 15 for heroic acts in 2021, Duluth News Tribune, 2022-04-13
- Matt Sepic, Man shot by police in Chisholm identified, MPR News, 2022-04-23