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Detective Charles Edward Harris | Southern Pines Police Department, North Carolina Southern Pines Police Department, North Carolina


Charles Edward Harris

Southern Pines Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Thursday, April 4, 1991

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 20 years

Badge # 857

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to life plus 60 years

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Detective Charles Harris was shot and killed in his own home by several drug dealers in a case of retaliation after he arrested them.

The subjects discovered where he lived, went to his home, and shot him as he answered the door. His wife was also shot and wounded. Eight subjects were arrested in connection with his murder. The man who shot him was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life plus 60 years in prison. He was denied parole in 2013 and again in 2014.

Detective Harris was a U.S. Navy veteran and had served in law enforcement for 20 years. He had served with the Hoke County Sheriff's Office before joining the Southern Pines Police Department. He is survived by his wife and three children.

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No need to ask ... I am signing the NO PAROLE letter..

rest in peace brother!!!!

Officer S. A. Mohamad
July 4, 2015


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