Deputy Sheriff Terry Francis Hanson

Deputy Sheriff Terry Francis Hanson

Rice County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, March 11, 1994

Terry Francis Hanson

Deputy Hanson, 48, died of a heart attack following a high speed chase in which the suspect rammed his patrol car on Highway 60. The car had been reported stolen and was occupied by two girls. After the girls finally stopped and as they were being taken into custody Deputy Hanson collapsed.
Deputy Hanson had been with the agency for eight years and had been in law enforcement for 21 years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, and a daughter.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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In my last reflection, I mistakenly left an incorrect eow anniversay date. Today is the eighteenth anniversary of your line of duty death. I am sure you have been missed each day of those 18 years. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 11, 2012

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