Patrolwoman Debra Sue Corr

Patrolwoman Debra Sue Corr

Aurora Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, June 27, 1981

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Debra Sue Corr

Patrolwoman Debra Corr was shot and killed with her own weapon after making a stop for a traffic violation at Colfax and Moline Streets. As she attempted to arrest the suspect he broke free, gained control of her service weapon, and shot and killed her. A passing police Explorer stopped to offer assistance and was shot in the back and wounded. The suspect was arrested at his home as he attempted to saw the handcuffs off of his wrist.

Patrolwoman Corr had served with the agency for one year.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 80-40

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended; committed suicide

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Debra you will forever be in my heart and my prayers, I am sorry I couldn’t stop the Threat that night. I am truly heartbroken of the outcome that night, I wish it was me and not you.

Rest In Peace Debra.

Glenn Spies

September 10, 2021

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