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Evidence Technician Elijah Harris | Chicago Police Department, Illinois Chicago Police Department, Illinois

Evidence Technician

Elijah Harris

Chicago Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Thursday, November 16, 1989

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 21 years

Badge # 15208

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber

Offender: Not available

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Officer Harris was shot and killed after stopping a 16-year-old boy who was riding through his neighborhood on a bicycle threatening citizens with a .22 caliber pistol. As Officer Harris began to search the suspect the boy produced a .22 caliber pistol from his waistband and shot him.

Officer Harris was a United States Marine Corps veteran and had been with the Chicago Police Department for 21 years. He is survived by his four children, mother, sister and brother.

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Today is the 27th anniversary of your murder. Sir, you are not forgotten. Rest In Peace.

Officer C Curione
Rochester Police Department, NY
November 16, 2016


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