Police Officer Kenneth Michael Hansen

Police Officer Kenneth Michael Hansen

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, June 11, 1991

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Kenneth Michael Hansen

Police Officer Kenneth Hansen drowned while posing as a victim during a water rescue training session. He was reported missing and his body was recovered from New York Harbor in Lower Manhattan the next day.

Officer Hansen had served with the New York City Police Department for five years. He is survived by his father, mother, fiancée, sister, and two brothers His father and two brothers are also police officers.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned


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I had the pleasure of befriending your parents back in mid 90's when I was a police officer in the 63 Precinct.They always showed their complete dedication to the NYPD faternal organizations and spoke of you often.It's amazing that I came across this today on your 31 year anniversary. Continue to rest in peace and thank you for serving the people of the City of New York.

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy

June 11, 2022

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