Patrolman William J. Wirtz

Patrolman William J. Wirtz

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, February 10, 1971

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William J. Wirtz

Patrolman William Wirtz succumbed to injuries sustained in an accident three weeks earlier, when his police motorcycle was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Speer Boulevard and Lawrence Street.


  • Age Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, January 18, 1971

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Patrolman Wirtz,
On today, the 50th 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.


United States Border Patrol

February 10, 2021

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