Police Officer Stanley Henney

Police Officer Stanley Henney

California State University Hayward Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, May 30, 1977

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Stanley Henney

Police Officer Stanley Henney and Police Officer Gary Hart were shot and killed by a fellow officer in the campus police station. The subject was believed to be suffering from mental illness before shooting both officers.

The shooter was convicted of first degree murder for killing Officer Hart and second degree murder for killing Officer Henney.

Officer Henney was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and had served with the California State University Hayward Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 007
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

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Stan, I will forever be grateful for the advice you gave me two weeks before this incident. “If your ever in a tight spot, Press against the walls.” I did. I lived. You were my Hero as well as Gary. Love you both Forever in my family’s hearts. Stan you were brave and courageous. You served and protected. Thank God

Dispatcher Laura Bartoni
Cal State University Police

May 31, 2021

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