Hansmann was a detective lieutenant with the Leyden Police Department in Franklin County, Massachusetts.
"We had several conversations. You know the risks are there his response was, if I go I want to go skydiving and I will have no regrets," Leyden Chief of Police Daniel Galvis said.
Galvis says the department is devastated by the loss.
"I've lost a friend and a dedicated officer. Any time that we needed him we made a phone call and within 15/20 minutes he would be here for us. I just don’t have the words to describe the loss," Galvis said.
Galvis says Hansmann had been with the department since 2003.
Hansmann had made more than 5,000 jumps, according to Galvis.
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