Deputy Sheriff William Z. Henderson

Deputy Sheriff William Z. Henderson

Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, September 16, 1916

William Z. Henderson

Deputy William Henderson, Deputy Allen Henderson and Deputy Charles Williams were shot and killed while riding on a posse in an attempt to arrest four bank robbery suspects. The suspects had fled into the Everglades and were pursued by the posse. After the initial shooting the suspect fled to the western part of the state where two of them were killed and the other two apprehended.

Deputy Allen Henderson and Deputy William Henderson were brothers.

Bio

  • Age 39
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Two shot and killed

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Rest in peace.

We shall never forget !

Detective Robert "Bobby" Miller
Miami-Dade County Police Department

September 16, 2016

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