Deputy Sheriff Charles Hansen

Deputy Sheriff Charles Hansen

Calumet County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, July 14, 1968

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Charles Hansen

Deputy Charles Hansen was killed in an automobile accident on Highway 57 north of New Holstein.

He was pursuing a violator with emergency lights and sirens on when his marked patrol unit collided with another vehicle at an intersection. A woman and her two children in the other vehicle were also killed.

Deputy Hansen was a United States Army veteran and served with the Calumet County Sheriff's Department for over one year. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and three brothers.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 1 year, 7 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

vehicle pursuit

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 14, 2020

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