Special Agent Charles L. "Chuck" Reed

Special Agent Charles L. "Chuck" Reed

United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, March 22, 1996

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Charles L. "Chuck" Reed

Agent Chuck Reed was shot and killed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during an undercover drug purchase.

Agent Reed was sitting in his vehicle when the suspect opened fire on him. Despite being wounded, he was able to return fire and killed the suspect.

The incident was recorded by a body wire that Agent Reed was wearing as part of the operation.

Agent Reed had served with the United States Department of Justice - Federal Bureau of Investigation for 16 years. He was survived by his wife and three sons.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 16 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Pennsylvania
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Chuck , you represented your country as well as your family with both class and dignity each and every day . You would be extremely proud of the way your three sons turned out . You were always a class act and a good friend . Thank you for your service and you are truly missed all these years later .

Rich Farina

March 23, 2022

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