Monday, May 24, 2010
Officer Roger C. Henarie
Officer Roger Carl Henarie
San Antonio Police Department, TX
Born: October 14, 1964
Cause of Death: Automobile accident
End of Watch: Friday, April 13, 1990
Date of Incident: Friday, April 13, 1990
Badge Number: 1147
Tour of Duty: 11 mos
Suspect Info: N/A
Weapon Used: N/A
Buried: Holy Cross Cemetery
Location of Name on National and Texas Monuments
NLEOMF: P32 - W8
TPOM: 20, B, 09
Officer Henarie was killed when he was responding to back up an officer who was stopping a stolen vehicle. Officer Henarie lost control of his cruiser on a curve and collided with a utility pole in the 4600 block of Callaghan Road, just north of Thunder Rd. Officer Henarie later died from injuries received.
Officer Henarie's father also had served as an SAPD Detective, retired at the time of Officer Henarie's death.
Officer Henarie attended St Paul Catholic school and captain of his high school football team. He graduated from Jefferson High School. He attended St. Mary's University on a baseball scholarship, from which he graduated in 1987 with a degree in Accounting.
Officer Henarie was survived by his wife, parents, 6 brothers and 1 sister.