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Patrolman William H. Cabler | Denver Police Department, Colorado Denver Police Department, Colorado


William H. Cabler

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch: Saturday, April 22, 1916

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 64

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 4/21/1916

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Mounted Patrolman William Cabler succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained several hours earlier while responding to an armed robbery call.

He was shot by one of two suspects as he arrived on the scene. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to the wounds shortly after midnight.

Both suspects were apprehended and charged with murder. They accused each other of firing the fatal shot. One was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. The other suspect, who turned state's evidence, was convicted of robbery and sentenced to 11 to 13 years in prison.

Patrolman Cabler was survived by his wife and son.

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Patrolman Cabler,
On today, the 99th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denver.


United States Border Patrol
April 22, 2015


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