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Patrolman James Edward Wier | Denver Police Department, Colorado Denver Police Department, Colorado

Patrolman

James Edward Wier

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Wednesday, June 3, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 25

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Committed suicide

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Patrolman Wier was shot and killed while responding to a man with a gun call on South Pennsylvania Street. When he and his partner arrived they saw the man in a home holding a shotgun and took cover. The suspect then opened fire. As Patrolman Wier stood to return fire he was struck in the head. Two other responding officers were wounded before the suspect committed suicide.
Patrolman Wier was survived by his wife and two children.

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May you rest in peace Officer Wier. You pasted on as a great warrior the same day I started my career. May your family always have peace and be blessed. You will not be forgotten.

Chief Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department
June 5, 2016

 

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