Trooper Harry Lee Henderson, Badge # 749
Division II - Warren County
End of Watch: 3/17/1987
Please join the members of the Virginia State Police Association and the Virginia Department of State Police as we Remember and Honor the life and service of Trooper Harry Lee Henderson. Trooper Henderson served the Citizens of Virginia as a State Trooper for 14 years. He also served his community leading, inspiring and mentoring others to success. He served as a Boy Scout leader for 22 years where he inspired young men to greatness. He was a model Trooper who lived and served in accordance with the Trooper's Pledge always striving to make his state and country a safer and better place in which to live. Trooper Henderson was described as the "Beloved Trooper" in an article, "Beloved state trooper remembered 30 years after tragic death," which was published by the Royal Examiner on March 17, 2017.
Tragically on March 17, 1987, in the early morning hours of Saint Patrick's Day, Virginia State Police Trooper Harry Lee Henderson was killed when his patrol vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer on the side of I-66 where he had a car stopped on the shoulder in Warren County. Trooper Henderson became the 42nd Virginia State Police Trooper to die in the line of duty.