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Sheriff Orla F. Hefner | Kearny County Sheriff's Office, Kansas Kearny County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

Sheriff

Orla F. Hefner

Kearny County Sheriff's Office, Kansas

End of Watch: Tuesday, August 3, 1920

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Shot and killed

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Sheriff 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.

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Rest in Peace, Sheriff Hefner. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2014

 

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