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Night Policeman Charles E. Brockman | Fort Collins Police Services, Colorado Fort Collins Police Services, Colorado

Night Policeman

Charles E. Brockman

Fort Collins Police Services, Colorado

End of Watch: Sunday, December 17, 1911

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Convicted of murder

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Night Policeman Charles Brockman was shot and killed while chasing a murder suspect in downtown Fort Collins.

While on his beat he came across a stabbing victim. As Policeman Brockman pursued the suspect the man pulled out a pistol and shot him. The suspect was later apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to death. In 1916 he received a new trial, was again convicted of murder, but sentenced to life.

Policeman Brockman was survived by his wife and daughter.

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Rest in Peace, Policeman Brockman. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 26, 2012

 

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