Policeman William H. Beck

Policeman William H. Beck

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, May 2, 1908

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William H. Beck

Policeman Beck was shot and killed after interrupting a burglary on 16th Street. While walking his beat at approximately 0300 hours he discovered the rear door of a business opened. He entered the business to leave a note for the owner when he was shot by someone inside. The suspect fled the scene and was never apprehended.

Policeman Beck was survived by his wife, two sons, and a daughter.


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

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Never apprehended

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