Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Kenneth Michael Hansen

New York City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Tuesday, June 11, 1991

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Reflections for Police Officer Kenneth Michael Hansen

I had the pleasure of befriending your parents back in mid 90's when I was a police officer in the 63 Precinct.They always showed their complete dedication to the NYPD faternal organizations and spoke of you often.It's amazing that I came across this today on your 31 year anniversary. Continue to rest in peace and thank you for serving the people of the City of New York.

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy

June 11, 2022

Rest in peace Officer Hanson.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

October 13, 2021

Can't believe it's been thirty years. RIP my friend

Mike Hanson
NYPD Sgt. retired 2006

June 11, 2021

I'm in email contact with John Hansen and thought it was about time I decided to write about Kenny. Although I didn't know Kenny I had the pleasure of serving in the Harbor Unit on temporary assignment, summers of 1967, 68, 69, 70 along side Kenny's father, John.
If Kenny was anything like his father, I can imagine what a great guy he must have been.
Rest in Peace Kenny.

Bob Ostrowe, Ret. P.O. LOD 1983.

May 25, 2021

Rest in peace Kenny, you where a great both as a officer and a childhood friend.

Detective Pete Gonzalez

September 14, 2020

Rest easy in heaven. God bless you and thank you for your service

Mark Mottola

June 11, 2020

Rest in peace.


June 11, 2020

Know that on this 29th "anniversary" of your untimely departure from us your LE brethren will never forget you or the sacrifice you made. Rest in peace and safe blessings to your family in LE as you watch over them.

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

June 11, 2020

Hi Kenny this is Smitty!, I want everyone to know what a truly down to earth person you are in the short time I had to know and work with you.
You are a credit to your family and missed by everyone who crossed paths with you. I remember the day you told me you were heading to Harbor and that huge smile of yours lit up the room. I know your memory is carried in many hearts. We need more Kenny Hansens in this world. I just retired on my lod injury when your life was cut short. I remember feeling so out of place standing off to the side in my trench coat and out of the bag, and I cried like a baby when the missing man formation passed over head. I never forget you Kenny, God Bless.

61 Pct.

Ret P.O. Robert J. Smith 26974

August 16, 2019

Survivors of the Shield NYPD honors and remembers the Life and Service of
P.O. Kenneth Hansen.

Sue Mcormack
Survivors of the Shield NYPD

June 12, 2019

Kenny,my heart has been broken in pieces since the day I lost you .Our family misses you so much .We will never be the same without you. You were not only my brother were my best friend .May you Rest In Peace . Love you so much ❤️

Judy mattiello

June 11, 2019

The pain of losing you will never leave our hearts. Missing you on all the family functions, events and holidays is what hurts the most. May you Rest In Peace my brother. We love and miss you always.

Philip Mattiello
Brother in law

June 11, 2019

Your life will never be forgotten by your Brothers and Sisters in the NYPD , May God always Bless Your Soul . RIP Brother .

Police Officer Mullarkey

June 11, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Hansen.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 6, 2019

Rest In Peace Ken. May the Lord hold you in the palm of his hand as you now patrol the heavens. It was a true pleasure to have know you and work with you.

William McLeod
Ret. Supervisory Special Agent USCS

June 11, 2018

Rest in Peace my brother.

Lieutenant Ray Flores
N.Y.P.D. (retired)

June 11, 2017

After 7 brutal months of digging we finally buried brother John NYPD LODD 9/11/01 14 years ago today on June 11.
While graveside today I thought of Kenny's parents who were most comforting to myself and my family during those difficult days.
Our sad anniversary's are intertwined. My sadness for the parents of Kenny Hansen will also never be forgotten.

Daniel D'Allara

June 12, 2016

It was my honor to research newspapers, magazines, online & books to find your ID CARD Photo. I found this photo in a 1991 NYPD MEDAL DAY BOOKLET about your heroic sacrifice. I felt it was necessary to have a photo on this website so that your family & friends can remember you. Rest Easy Hero! Always Remembered!

APO Christian Durante
NYPD: 68th Precinct Auxiliary Police Unit

February 5, 2016

Didn't know you on the job, but sure wish I did. Never forgotten.

P.O. C. Scariati
Retired, N.Y.P.D.

July 31, 2015

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 15, 2015

It has been more then 24 years ago when I was in Harbor and had worked with Kenny.It was the darkest day of my career to search for Kenny on that fateful day.RIP my young brother.

Police Office Stephen Wall ( retired)
NYPD Harbor Unit

January 19, 2015

Think of you often, 86-53.

Lt. Jimmy Wasson
Scottsdale PD

November 14, 2014

Kenny was part of my family as long as I can remember. He mom and dad all my life was known as aunt and uncle his brothers and sister as cousin. I never will forget the day I found out you had left us I was in 8th grade and came home from school and my dad was crying watching the news and there was a picture of u saying u were missing. It broke my heart there was a cousin, a friend and a baseball coach taken from us way to early. Here it is 21 years later and the memory of you has never left me. I love and miss you Kenny see you on the other side

Tom Woram

June 18, 2012

i worked with kenny and his brother jimmy in the new york aquarium when we were young and can still remember what an outgoing guy kenny was. Jimmy and i hung in the same circle.. My heart goes out to the hansen family this time of year. So many years later i still think of that tragedy . I wonder how jimmy is doing... all my regards and wishes . if you would like to contact me my email address is . if you still remember me..

marie faust
old friend

June 11, 2012

My friend you are thought about often and greatly missed. 21 years still feels like yesterday.

Bobby H.
Best friend

June 11, 2012

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