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Sheriff Jesse Sut Harris | Brown County Sheriff's Department, Texas Brown County Sheriff's Department, Texas


Jesse Sut Harris

Brown County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, June 6, 1861

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 6/4/1861

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Never apprehended

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Sheriff Harris was shot and killed by a schoolteacher. After arrested the nephew of the former county sheriff, who had resigned to join the Confederate Army, a schoolteacher shot Sheriff Harris with a shotgun. He died two days later from his wound. The suspect fled the county and was never apprehended.
Sheriff Harris had been with the agency for three months.

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Rest in Peace Sheriff Jessie S. Harris. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Brown County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the bones of the scum that murdered you. May he rot in hell.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 5, 2016


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