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November 6, 2013

Former chief to be inducted in Hall of Fame

NORMAN — Bill Henslee, former chief of police in Norman and Moore, will be inducted into the Oklahoma Law Enforcement Museum Hall of Fame next month.

An induction ceremony will be 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive at the State Capitol Complex in Oklahoma City.

Henslee served not only as chief in Norman and Moore but also Edmond and Spencer. He also served as the director of the Council on Law Enforcement and Training.

He was appointed as Norman’s 11th chief of police in 1964. Henslee served as chief in Norman for 11 years.

Those planning to attend the induction ceremony are invited to arrive early for refreshments and meet inductees.

Attendees can purchase raffle tickets for an original print of Native American art by Harvey Pratt. The piece, “Challengers,” depicts Native American horsemen on the prairie. The print is 41 inches long and 14 inches high.

Austin Warfield of Cops Gun Shop donated a Glock pistol to be included in the 2013 raffle. The first drawn winner can select between the print and the pistol. The pistol winner must qualify for ownership under state and federal law.

Raffle tickets can be purchased at the Olemhof Table the day of the induction ceremony from any OLEMHOF board member or at oklahomalawenforcementmuseum.org/.

Tickets are $5 each or six tickets for $25. Individuals do not need to be present to win.

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