Officer Celena Hollis, badge number 05162, was in uniform and working off-duty at the City Park Jazz Festival on June 24, 2012, when she was shot at 8:08 p.m., while responding to break up a gang fight by the pavilion next to City Park Lake. She died a short time later at Denver Health Medical Center. Officer Hollis was 32 years old, and survived by her daughter, Amyre, who was 12 years old at the time of her mother’s death, as well as by other family members. She was buried at Fairmount Cemetery in Denver. The seven-year veteran of the
It was a malevolent irony that after Bill Smith survived a year-long combat tour in Vietnam and was awarded the Silver Star, the Marine Corps third-highest medal for gallantry, he returned home to Denver and became a police officer only to lose his life when he walked into a North Denver bar for what he thought was a minor disturbance call that turned out to be an armed robbery in-progress. The series of events that led up to his death in the early morning hours of Thursday, January 23, 1975, began at 1 a.m. when two men went looking for
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They made the ultimate sacrifice but were buried in unmarked graves. The Denver Police Museum
Officer Charles Wanless was the second Denver Police officer killed in the line of duty.
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