Detective John Harms

Detective John Harms

Racine Police Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Monday, November 18, 1918

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John Harms

Detective John Harms was killed when his vehicle was struck by a train while he was en route to conduct an investigation. An attendant had failed to lower the crossing gates at the crossing.

Detective Harms had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by train

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Rest in peace Detective Harms.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 22, 2020

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