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Police Officer Stanley Henney

California State University Hayward Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, May 30, 1977

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Reflections for Police Officer Stanley Henney

2022 Hi Stan you are remembered as my hero. When my dad died in 1976 you took me on a ride to console me. You said. I can’t take your fathers place but if you ever need someone to talk to I can be your 2nd dad. You were a reflection of a true hero made to serve and protect. Thank you

Laura Bartoni

May 30, 2022

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

Rest in peace Officer Henney.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 4, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother in Blue. you are honored and remembered on the 41st anniversary of your EOW. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service to this country.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 30, 2018

Officer Henney, Your service to the CSU and the CSU East Bay (formerly Hayward) are not forgotten!

Chief of Police
CSU Monterey Bay Police Department

May 31, 2016

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

May 31, 2015

Continue to rest in peace and always remember your legacy and life lives on through those young lives you touched throughout your career.

David Jarvis #154
CSO Supervisor
University of California Berkeley Police Department

March 18, 2015

Stan, it's been 35 years today when you left us. I want to thank you for your friendship, Stan. I miss you and you will always be remembered and honored all the days of my life. Thanks for all the memories in the years I knew you. Jake also thanks you. To the Henney family may God bless your hearts, spirits and souls.

Laura Bartoni
friend forever with Love

June 1, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Henney. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009

On the 32nd anniversary of Officer Henney's death, we honored his service in our patrol briefing by reading his entry from ODMP. Each day, we honor one fallen officer on the anniversary of their death so as to keep them in our thoughts, and also to remind us of the dangers inherent in our job. Officer Henney is not forgotten.

Sergeant Zach Perron
Palo Alto (CA) Police Department

May 31, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 32nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my alma mata. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

What a devastating blow to your families and your agency to lose two officers in one incident, especially under these circumstances. I hope to meet your family at a meeting of NorCal Cops.

Phyllis Loya


May 31, 2009

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

August 20, 2007

1977 was a long time ago, but it's safe to say that Officer Henney still lives in spirit in the hearts of his family as well as his brothers and sisters at Cal. State Hayward.

The sad events that took the lives of Officers Henney and Hart were grim reminders that you just never know what might happen, no matter where you work.

God Bless and Rest in Peace.

Ptl. Jim Leahy Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 30, 2005

To the family and friends of Officer Stanley Henley and officers of the Cal State Hayward Police Department, and most especially to Officer Henney:

Although it has been 28 years ago since your tragic death, you are not forgotten. The death of you and Officer Hart really hit home for me as I graduated from Hayward State in 1979.

To your loved ones: On behalf of our entire family, we wish to extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Officer Hinney was so tragically killed.

How sad that this dedicated young officer died so young leaving a loving family. What tragic circumstances and a senseless act that took his life.

May you all be comforted by the warm embrace of the circle of love and support from the law enforcement community, and other police survivors.

Our family shares your agony as we lost our beloved Larry Lasater of the Pittsburg, Ca Police Dept. when he was fatally shot during a foot pursuit of two bank robbers. We grieve for you and with you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Stanley gave to his community and the citizens of California, and the supreme sacrifice which he and his family made on May 31, 1977.

Phyllis Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD eow 4/24/05

September 7, 2005

You will not be forgotten. Rest in peace and watch over us as we continue the watch.

Officer David Tedrow
Furman University Police Dept.

October 4, 2004

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