Reserve Officer Michael E. Haen

Reserve Officer Michael E. Haen

Kansas City Police Department, Kansas

End of Watch Friday, July 28, 1978

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Michael E. Haen

Reserve Officer Michael Haen was accidentally shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy after being dispatched to the scene of a traffic accident.

During the accident investigation, an officer attempted to arrest a suspect and a struggle ensued. Shots were exchanged and Officer Haen was accidentally struck by shots fired by the sheriff's deputy.

Officer Haen was survived by his wife, two daughters, and a son.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accident scene, crossfire

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 28, 2020

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