Police Officer Charles Wanless was the first horse Patrol Officer to die in line of duty. Officer Wanless was shot and killed on September 18, 1890 as he responded to a disturbance at a boarding house at 917 Broadway. (Rocky Mountain News, September 19th, 1890)
Fallen Officer Sign Ceremony was held on May 13, 2019.
Memorial Sign located at: 917 Broadway, Denver, Colorado