Sergeant Harry Charles Chapin

Sergeant Harry Charles Chapin

Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, November 5, 1972

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Harry Charles Chapin

Sergeant Chapin was shot and killed while attempting to arrest three men for hunting at night.

As Sergeant Chapin and three other officers attempted to arrest the suspects in a wooded area off State Road 159 in Gadsden County, they were met with shotgun blasts. Two suspects were apprehended at the scene. The third suspect was apprehended at his home a few hours later.

Sergeant Chapin is survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 49
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Apprehended

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Rest in peace Sergeant Chapin.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 9, 2019

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