Sheriff Orla F. Hefner

Sheriff Orla F. Hefner

Kearny County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 1920

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Orla F. Hefner

Sheriff Orla Hefner was shot and killed while attempting to question an AWOL soldier from Ft. Bliss, Texas.

The soldier was working on a farm in Kearny County when Sheriff Hefner went to question him. The suspect escaped but was shot and killed by a posse the following day.

Bio

  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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On this 100th anniversary of your untimely departure, know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

August 3, 2020

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