Police Officer Doug Byrne

Police Officer Doug Byrne

Aurora Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, March 26, 2007

Doug Byrne

Officer Doug Byrne was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a medical emergency call at approximately 8:00 pm.

A vehicle stopped directly in front of his patrol car at the intersection of Sixth Avenue and Norfolk Street, causing him to take evasive action. Officer Byrne suffered massive injuries when he was ejected from the patrol car as it rolled over.

He was transported to Swedish Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries early the following morning.

Officer Byrne was a United States Marine Corps veteran of the Gulf War. He had served with the Aurora Police Department for 3 years and had previously served with the Glendale Police Department for 6 years.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 9 years
  • Badge 04-13
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Sunday, March 25, 2007

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So it's been ten years now. I'll never forget that night and getting that call. Your friends here at APD and your family misses you but know you are at peace and in good company. Semper FI

Lt. Hal Selden
Aurora Colorado PD

March 26, 2017

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