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Patrolman Clarence W. Alston | Denver Police Department, Colorado Denver Police Department, Colorado

Patrolman

Clarence W. Alston

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Sunday, March 24, 1929

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: One committed suicide

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Patrolman Alston was shot and killed while investigating suspicious activity at Colfax and Broadway. He observed two men pulling a third man out of a car. He ran up to the vehicle, stuck his head in the window, and demanded to know what was going on. One of the men in the vehicle opened fire, striking Patrolman Alston in the head. One of the suspects was apprehended and the second committed suicide.

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Rest in Peace, Patrolman Alston. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 26, 2012

 

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