Officer William Walter Hansen

Officer William Walter Hansen

Velva Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Wednesday, September 27, 1950

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William Walter Hansen

Officer Hansen was electrocuted when he attempted to pick up a live wire which had fallen onto the ground. He was killed instantly when he touched the wire.

Officer Hansen was survived by his daughter.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted

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Officer Hansen:
Thank you for what you did to keep others safe. I am sure your soul rests with the Creator in Heaven. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Bill Gaughan - Omaha
Civilian - Omaha Police

November 23, 2019

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