Patrolman Harry H. Akins

Patrolman Harry H. Akins

Chatham County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, November 21, 1962

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Harry H. Akins

Patrolman Harry Akins was dispatched to answer a domestic call at a residence near Montgomery Crossroads on November 21, 1962. When he reached the residence and entered the home, Akins realized that the barricaded person in the bedroom was someone he knew. As he attempted to talk to the individual through the closed and locked door, the individual fired a shotgun blast through the door, fatally wounding Harry Akins.was shot and killed while investigating a burglary.

He had served with the agency for 1 year and was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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