Policeman Roy O. Downing

Policeman Roy O. Downing

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, December 1, 1920

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Roy O. Downing

Policeman Roy Downing was shot and killed while responding to a burglary at a local residence.

The subject fled the scene and was never apprehended.

Policeman Downing had served with the Denver Police Department for one year.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Never apprehended

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Officer Downing,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denver.


United States Border Patrol

December 1, 2020

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