Patrolman Earl F. Burns

Patrolman Earl F. Burns

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Thursday, February 16, 1939

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Earl F. Burns

Patrolman Burns was killed when he fell down a flight of stairs at the Albany Hotel. He had been assigned to the hotel during a convention.

Patrolman Burns had served with the Denver Police Department for 5 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall

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Patrolman Burns,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denver.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 16, 2019

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