Investigator Danny R. Barnes

Investigator Danny R. Barnes

Adams County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, May 31, 1973

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Danny R. Barnes

Investigator Danny Barnes was killed when his undercover vehicle was struck head-on by another car traveling the wrong way on the exit ramp from I-25 to the Denver-Boulder Turnpike.

Investigator Barnes served with the Adams County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle crash

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Investigator Barnes,
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 Adams County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

May 31, 2023

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