Officer Rank: Chief of Police

Memorial Panel: 41-W: 5

Department: Boulder, Colorado, P.D.

End of Watch: 03/18/1920

Cause: Automobile crash

Age: Unk

Length of Service: 16

Chief Bass and five other men were responding to a report of a building fire when their patrol car, driven by Fire Chief Emil Johnson, collided with a fire truck that was also en route to the fire. The patrol car rolled several times. Undersheriff William Stretcher was also killed in this accident. Friendly action.

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