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Officer John Franklin Harmann | Norfolk Police Department, Virginia Norfolk Police Department, Virginia


John Franklin Harmann

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch: Tuesday, March 29, 1938

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 11 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Not available

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Officer John Harmann was shot and killed while attempting to question a man near police headquarters at 11:15 pm. When Officer Harmann asked the man what was in his bag, the man pulled out a handgun and fatally shot him.

The suspect was arrested the following day and charged with Officer Harmann's murder.

Officer Harmann had served with the Norfolk Police Department for 11 years.

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You are still remembered by your brothers of the NPD. Thank you for the high standard of service and sacrifice you set for us to followed. May God always bless your family...RIP

Major Larry Carter
NSO Retired NPD
March 29, 2013


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