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EXPLOSIVES UNIT MEMORIAL
                                       
Sgt. Richard (Dick) Schuening and

Senior Trooper William "Bill" Hakim

are memorialized on the side of our Bomb trucks. 
 

Sgt. Richard (Dick) Schuening, a supervisory bomb technician, was killed on October 2, 1997, in an explosion in rural Eastern Oregon while he was preparing to destroy about 450 old blasting caps.  Sgt. Schuening is one of the two OSP officers included in the Umatilla Memorial.  
 
 
Detective William Hakim 
 
On December 12, 2008, OSP Detective and Bomb Technician William Hakim and members of the Woodburn Police Department were examining a device found at a bank in Woodburn.  The device exploded killing Detective Hakim and Woodburn PD Captain Tom Tennant.  Woodburn PD Chief Scott Russell was seriously wounded.

For more information on other OSP officers killed in the line of duty, please visit the OSP MEMORIAL page.