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Sheriff John S. Harrington | Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Alabama Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

Sheriff

John S. Harrington

Monroe County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch: Monday, June 30, 1902

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; Pistol

Offender: Apprehended

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Sheriff John Harrington was shot and killed as he intervened in an altercation between a man and a woman over the building of a fence on a disputed property line.

When the woman's grandson attempted to dig a post hole, the man suddenly produced a pistol and opened fire, killing Sheriff Harrington and the woman. The suspect was apprehended.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
July 4, 2015

 

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