Special Officer E. William Hendricks

Special Officer E. William Hendricks

Michigan Central Railroad Police Department, Railroad Police

End of Watch Tuesday, November 8, 1910

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E. William Hendricks

Special Officer William Hendricks was struck and killed by Pere Marquette Railroad engine No. 10 while patrolling the Pere Marquette Railroad yards in Detroit, Michigan.

He was struck approximately 750 feet west of the Junction Avenue railroad crossing.

Officer Hendricks had served with the Michigan Central Railroad for three months and also served with the Wayne County Sheriff's Office. He was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train
  • Location Michigan

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Officer Hendricks,
On today, the 110th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice as a Law Enforcement Officer.


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November 8, 2020

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