Deputy Sheriff David Dawson Hefner

Deputy Sheriff David Dawson Hefner

Lane County Sheriff's Office, Oregon

End of Watch Saturday, March 23, 1957

David Dawson Hefner

Deputy Sheriff David Hefner was shot and wounded while investigating a domestic violence call. He died one month later of his wounds.

Deputy Hefner was a WWII veteran. He is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Friday, February 22, 1957
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Committed suicide

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