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Lieutenant Ralph Byron Bentley | Heflin Police Department, Alabama Heflin Police Department, Alabama


Ralph Byron Bentley

Heflin Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch: Saturday, July 3, 1982

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 7 years

Badge # 205

Cause: Struck by vehicle

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Lieutenant Ralph Bentley was struck and killed by a truck while working an accident scene on US Highway 78, at mile post 181.

No charges were filed against the truck driver.

Lieutenant Bentley had served with the Heflin Police Department for seven years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.

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Dad Saturday morning a portion of HWY 78 was named in your Honor from Mile Marker 175 to 180 is the Lt Ralph Byron Bentley Memorial Hwy. You touched so many and had a true Hero's turn out. God bless you as you are my Hero. 35 years later I hope i have done you the honor you so deserved. Myself, Cody and your Granddaughters Madison and Brooke are so proud of you. ♥️

Son Bryan R. Bentley
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July 3, 2017


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