Detective Henderson D. Trafton

Detective Henderson D. Trafton

East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Saturday, November 18, 1916

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Henderson D. Trafton

Detective Henderson Trafton was shot and killed by the department's chief of detectives, who held a grudge against the officer.

Detective Trafton had served with the East St. Louis Police Department for 13 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available


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Rest in Peace, Detective Trafton. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 19, 2012

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