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Deputy Sheriff Henry Denman | Racine County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin Racine County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

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Henry Denman

Racine County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch: Thursday, June 25, 1953

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Vehicle pursuit

Weapon: Automobile; Alcohol involved

Offender: No charges filed

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Deputy Sheriff Henry Denman and Deputy Sheriff George Hansen were killed in an automobile accident while pursuing a vehicle for speeding.

During the pursuit a third vehicle, driven by a drunk driver, pulled into their path. In an attempt to avoid striking the third car, the officers swerved, causing their vehicle to go out of control and crash. Deputy Denman succumbed to his injuries one week after the accident.

The drunk driver was never charged with any crimes.

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Deputy Sheriff George W. Hansen
Racine County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin
End of Watch: Thursday, June 18, 1953
Cause: Vehicle pursuit

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
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