Patrolman David Roberts

Patrolman David Roberts

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Friday, May 27, 2011

David Roberts

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.

Bio

  • Age 58
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 79-36

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, March 29, 1985
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Roberts,
On today, the 6th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denver. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

May 27, 2017

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