Special Policeman Gustave Gisin

Special Policeman Gustave Gisin

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Tuesday, January 24, 1893

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Gustave Gisin

Special Policeman Gustave Gisin was shot and killed as he attempted to negotiate with a drunk subject who was threatening to shoot workers at a smelter factory.

The suspect was arrested and hanged on May 11, 1895.

Policeman Gisin had served with the Denver Police Department for eight years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Executed in 1895


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Officer Gisin,
On today, the 130th 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

January 24, 2023

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