Police Officer Derek Andrew "Chip" Hansen

Police Officer Derek Andrew "Chip" Hansen

Wapato Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Saturday, March 8, 2014

Derek Andrew "Chip" Hansen

Police Officer Chip Hansen died as the result of injuries sustained in 2011 while attempting to subdue a subject who was resisting arrest.

Officer Hansen's shoulder was injured during the incident and required him to undergo surgery. A blood clot developed following the surgery which resulted in Officer Hansen suffering a pulmonary embolism.

Officer Hansen was a U.S. Army veteran and had served with the Wapato Police Department for 15 years. He is survived by his son, fiancee, parents, and sister.

Bio

  • Age 43
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 24
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Duty related illness
  • Incident Date Wednesday, June 1, 2011
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace brother. You'll never be forgotten.

Future LEO and Family member of fallen O

March 8, 2017

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