Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # 79-36
Incident Date: 3/29/1985
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Not available
Patrolman David Roberts succumbed to injuries associated with a gunshot wound sustained on March 29, 1985. He was shot in the face while attempting to arrest a suspect at an apartment building on South Clarkson Street.
He was left paralyzed on the left side of his body, and his condition continued to deteriorate until he passed away.
Patrolman Roberts had served with the Denver Police Department for six years. He was survived by his daughter, a brother, and two sisters.