Corporal Lemon Harvey

Corporal Lemon Harvey

Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, December 15, 1981

Lemon Harvey

Corporal Lemon Harvey was shot and killed in his driveway as he exited his patrol car at the end of his shift. The suspect who shot him was hired by another man to kill him over a personal matter. Both suspects were convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Corporal Harvey had served with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to life imprisonment

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Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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