Special Policeman Wendell P. Smith

Special Policeman Wendell P. Smith

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, February 6, 1896

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Wendell P. Smith

Special Policeman Wendell Smith was shot and killed after he and his partner discovered a subject attempting to break into a grocery store as they walked their beat.

Policeman Smith had served with the Denver Police Department for two years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Smith,
On today, the 125th 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

February 6, 2021

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