Deputy Sheriff Christopher John Hensley

Deputy Sheriff Christopher John Hensley

Lewis County Sheriff's Office, Idaho

End of Watch Sunday, November 30, 2003

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Christopher John Hensley

Deputy Christopher Hensley was killed in an automobile crash on Highway 62 near Craigmont.

His Chevrolet Blazer patrol vehicle struck a patch of black ice, went out of control, and rolled over at approximately 1:45 a.m.

Deputy Hensley had served with the Lewis County Sheriff's Office for 6 months and had been in law enforcement for a total of 3 years. He is survived by his 2-month-old son and his girlfriend.


  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 2106

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

single vehicle crash, weather

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Deputy Sheriff Hensley,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lewis County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 30, 2023

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