Deputy Prohibition Officer Henry E. Robart

Deputy Prohibition Officer Henry E. Robart

Colorado Department of Law Enforcement, Colorado

End of Watch Tuesday, January 15, 1924

Henry E. Robart

Deputy Prohibition Officer Henry Robart and Chief of Police Jack Rose, of the Walsenburg Police Department, were shot and killed while serving a search warrant at a home on West Seventh Street in Walsenburg.

They were inside of the home examining a 100-gallon still when a man suddenly appeared and shot both of them in the head without warning. The subject then fled the area. He later committed suicide when a posse located him and attempted to take him into custody.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .32 caliber
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Deputy Robart, you were doing your duty and being a partner to a fellow officer from another agency--what a great legacy of honor and commitment you left for all of us! Your name and your service will always be remembered.

Tina Lewis Rowe
Captain, Denver Police Department (ret.)
U.S. Marshal, Colorado (ret.)

April 18, 2017

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