Sergeant Kenneth William Hayden

Sergeant Kenneth William Hayden

Fort Wayne Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, September 12, 1989

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Kenneth William Hayden

Sergeant Kenneth Hayden succumbed to complications of an accidental gunshot wound sustained 15 years earlier while responding to a robbery in progress.

Sergeant Hayden had served with the Fort Wayne Police Department for 16 years. He was survived by his wife and four sons.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge 116

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Monday, August 19, 1974


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Thank you for your service and rest in peace always knowing that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 12, 2020

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