Officer Stephen Dale Hensley

Officer Stephen Dale Hensley

Delta Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, August 11, 1973

Stephen Dale Hensley

Officer Hensley was shot and killed after being abducted by a suspect he and another officer had been chasing. During a foot chase the suspect overpowered Officer Hensley and forced him to drive to another location. As he was driving he began to struggle with the suspect, causing the vehicle to crash into a ditch. During the struggle the suspect shot Officer Hensley. The suspect was apprehended.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 40th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 12, 2013

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