Patrolman Wayne Grant Henebry

Patrolman Wayne Grant Henebry

Columbia Police Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Monday, May 8, 1989

Wayne Grant Henebry

Patrolman Wayne Henebry and Patrolman Billy Patterson were shot and killed after Patrolman Patterson had made a traffic stop. The man he had stopped had previously stated that he would kill the first police officer he saw. As a gunfight ensued Patrolman Patterson called for assistance. Patrolman Henebry arrived and both officers were shot and killed.

The suspect then went to wife's house in order to kill her as well. However, his son was at the house and shot and killed the man.

Patrolman Henebry had served with the agency for five years. He was survived by his wife, son, daughter, mother, and brothers.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge P-11

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Officer Henebry sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The City of Columbia and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

May 8, 2016

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