Deputy Sheriff Allen Butler Henderson

Deputy Sheriff Allen Butler Henderson

Dade County Sheriff's Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, September 16, 1916

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Allen Butler Henderson

Deputy Sheriff Allen Henderson, Deputy Sheriff William Henderson, and Deputy Sheriff Charles Williams were shot and killed while riding on a posse in an attempt to arrest four bank robbery suspects. The suspects had fled into the Everglades and were pursued by the posse.

After the initial shooting, the suspect fled to the western part of the state where two of them were killed and the other two apprehended.

Deputy Allen Henderson and Deputy William Henderson were brothers.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Two shot and killed

robbery, warrant service

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Rest in peace and know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 16, 2020

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