Officer David R. Henderson

Officer David R. Henderson

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Thursday, December 7, 1944

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David R. Henderson

Officer Henderson was killed in a motorcycle accident when a truck passed a city bus unloading passengers.

Officer Henderson had served with the California Highway Patrol for two years and had previously served with the Burbank Police Department. He had also served as a Deputy Fish and Game Warden with the County of Los Angeles.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash


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You passed away 10 months before I was born..May God bless you and your entire family. You were with the best law enforcement agency then and it’s still the very best. You paved the way for all CHPYS since then. We all respect you and thank you for being our brother. Good bless you and God bless all the members of our beloved Blue & Gold that have served over the last many decades and will serve many years to come. I hope your family knows how much we respect you and wish your family our prayers.

State Traffic Officer 7185.
California Highway Patrol & US Marine

December 7, 2021

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