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Captain William Bohanna | Denver Police Department, Colorado Denver Police Department, Colorado

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William Bohanna

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Wednesday, March 15, 1905

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Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

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Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 3/12/1905

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Captain Bohanna and Police Surgeon Frank Dulin were shot and killed after responding to a report of a shooting at a residence. The suspect in the shooting had murdered his neighbors after a land dispute spanning several years. As the officers arrived the suspect opened fire, striking both officers. Dozens of officers responded and surrounded the house. After firing several hundred rounds into the home the officers entered it and found the supsect's body. Police Surgeon Dulin succumbed to his injuries two days after being shot and Captain Bohanna succumbed to his injuries three days after the incident.

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Police Surgeon Frank Dulin
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End of Watch: Tuesday, March 14, 1905
Cause: Gunfire

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Rest in Peace, Captain Bohanna. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 26, 2012

 

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