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Chief of Police Morris Dolan | Cripple Creek Police Department, Colorado Cripple Creek Police Department, Colorado

Chief of Police

Morris Dolan

Cripple Creek Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Friday, August 23, 1940

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Fire

Weapon: Arson

Offender: Not available

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Chief of Police Morris Dolan was killed after rushing into a burning rooming house in an attempt to rescue occupants.

It was later determined that the blaze was intentionally set by a Cripple Creek firefighter.

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76 years ago today a man selflessly entered a burning building to try and save the lives of others and gave the ultimate sacrifice as a result.

Rest in peace my brother in blue.

Sergeant C.W. DeNovellis
Denver Sheriff Department
August 23, 2016

 

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