Night Policeman Charles E. Brockman

Night Policeman Charles E. Brockman

Fort Collins Police Services, Colorado

End of Watch Sunday, December 17, 1911

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Charles E. Brockman

Night Policeman Charles Brockman was shot and killed while chasing a murder suspect in downtown Fort Collins.

While on his beat he came across a stabbing victim. As Policeman Brockman pursued the suspect the man pulled out a pistol and shot him. The 30-year-old suspect was later apprehended, convicted of murder, and sentenced to death. In 1916 he received a new trial, was again convicted of murder, but sentenced to life. He died in prison on August 18, 1950.

Policeman Brockman was survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Died in prison

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Rest in peace Night Policeman Brockman.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 19, 2019

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