Police Officer Charles F. Wanless

Police Officer Charles F. Wanless

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, September 18, 1890

Charles F. Wanless

Officer Wanless was shot and killed by an intoxicated man after responding to a disturbance call at a boarding house. As he entered the house the suspect opened fire, fatally wounding him. Officer Wanless managed to return fire seriously wounding the suspect.

The suspect was convicted of second degree murder and sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Revolver
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA

September 18, 2017

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