Officer Constantine George "Gus" Spanos

Officer Constantine George "Gus" Spanos

Tulsa Police Department, Oklahoma

End of Watch Friday, April 23, 1993

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Constantine George "Gus" Spanos

Officer Gus Spanos was shot while making a traffic stop.

Early in the morning of April 22, he stopped a car on North Cincinnati Avenue. A back up officer found Officer Spanos lying next to his patrol car with a bullet wound to the head. Officer Spanos was transported to a local hospital where he died the next day.

The suspect fled the state but was captured, convicted and is serving life in prison without parole for Officer Spanos’ murder.

Officer Spanos had served with the agency for a year and a half.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, April 22, 1993
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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I played football with Gus at the University of Tulsa. I have found memories of Gus and his roomate Danny. Gus will never be forgotten.

Chad Craig

April 24, 2021

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