Deputy Joseph Arthur Harnest

Deputy Joseph Arthur Harnest

Brazoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, December 14, 1937

Joseph Arthur Harnest

Deputy Harnest was shot and killed by a farmer who mistook him for an escaped convict. The shooting took place near West Columbia.

Deputy Harnest was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Heroes live forever, Deputy Harnest, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Brazoria County and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

December 14, 2013

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