Police Officer Forest J. Harris

Police Officer Forest J. Harris

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, February 8, 1935

Forest J. Harris

Officer Harris succumbed to gunshot wounds sustained one week earlier in an exchange of gunfire with robbery suspects in a local nightclub.

Both suspects were sentenced to death. One of them committed suicide while on death row. The second suspect was executed on June 12, 1936.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Wednesday, January 30, 1935
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1936

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