Special Policeman Wendell P. Smith

Special Policeman Wendell P. Smith

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, February 6, 1896

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 119th 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, 2015

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