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Owensboro Police Officer, Shartez McHenry Dies



The Owensboro Police Department are mourning the death one of their officers, Shartez McHenry who sadly passed away today April 7 2021. Circumstances surrounding her death was not disclosed to the public.

The Police Department took to their official Facebook page to announce the death news of Shartez whom they said proudly served the citizens of Owensboro for the last 7 years.

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On this day, the Owensboro Police Department mourns the loss of one of our own. Officer Shartez McHenry proudly served the citizens of Owensboro for the last 7 years. Officer McHenry’s dedication to our community and passion for helping others exemplified what it means to be a public servant. Officer McHenry’s enthusiasm was contagious. Our hearts are broken. We miss our friend and sister. Officer McHenry would want us to honour her by continuing her legacy of selfless service. This is what we intend to do. Officer McHenry, we will take the watch from here.

Few Things You Need To Know About Officer Shartez McHenry

On March 17 2015, Officer Shartez McHenry was sworn by Mayor Ron Payne as a member of the Owensboro Police Department. She was assigned to the patrol division.

Officer Shartez McHenry Sworn Into The Owensboro Police Department On March 17, 2015

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After graduating from Owensboro High School in 2005, Officer McHenry began working at Wendell Foster’s Campus for Developmental Disabilities to assist in the mission of “empowering people with developmental disabilities to realize their dreams and potential.”

When she graduated from Daymar College with a Criminal Justice degree in 2010 officer Shartez continued her work at Wendell Foster’s Campus until 2014 when she began her basic police training. After 18 weeks at the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Department of Criminal Justice Training’s Basic Police Academy, she was sworn into the Owensboro Police Department on March 17, 2015.

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