Police Officer William E. Smith

Police Officer William E. Smith

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, January 23, 1975

William E. Smith

Officer Smith was shot and killed while he and his partner responded to a disturbane at a bar on Federal Boulevard. Unbeknownst to the officers two suspects were inside committed an armed robbery at the time. As Officer Smith opened the door one of the suspects inside opened fire, fatally wounding him. Both suspects were later apprehended.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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