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Terry William Bennett
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Birth: Jun. 8, 1965
Lakeside
San Diego County
California, USA
Death: Jun. 26, 2003
Encanto
San Diego County
California, USA

Terry William Bennett was a 13-year veteran of the San Diego Police Department, a member of the Traffic Motorcycle Unit for the past nine years and was the department's top cycle officer. He also served as a training officer for San Diego's 40-member motorcycle unit and helped train motorcycle officers in law enforcement throughout the county. Officer Bennett won the San Diego County team championship competition for skills on a police Kawasaki 1000 motorcycle 2 years in a row. Terry Bennett, was killed in the line of duty while pursuing an alleged truck thief. The suspect made a U-turn and hit him. On the day of his funeral and memorial July 3, 2003, law agencies from across the state and nation attended. The motorcade route to the cemetery was lined with thousands showing tribute and support for a fallen public servant. He leaves a wife, Michelle, and two young sons, Brennan and Connor. At the annual San Diego Police Department awards and recognition ceremonies on February 1, 2005, he was presented with the Purple Heart award for his sacrifice to duty. His wife Michelle excepted the award in his honor.
 
 
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  Brennan Michael Bennett (1995 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
El Camino Memorial Park
San Diego
San Diego County
California, USA
Plot: Section, Fire & Police Lawn
 
Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Jul 01, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7642313
Terry William Bennett
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Terry William Bennett
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
Terry William Bennett
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
 
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Birthday wishes to you, Terry, we miss you.
- Gini Webb
 Added: Jun. 8, 2014
To honor the memory of a man who sacrificed his life in service.
- CarmasKid
 Added: Apr. 20, 2014
Thinking of you dear friend ~
- Gini Webb
 Added: Jun. 26, 2013
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