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Officer Samuel Townsend | Leadville Police Department, Colorado Leadville Police Department, Colorado

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Samuel Townsend

Leadville Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 28, 1882

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 33

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer Samuel Townsend was shot and killed in the line of duty at the intersection of Harrison Avenue and Fifth Street. The shooter was arrested but acquitted.

Officer Townsend was survived by his wife, son, and brother.

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Rest in Peace, Officer Townsend. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 26, 2012

 

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