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

Charles L. "Chuck" Reed

Agent Reed was shot and killed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during an undercover drug purchase. He 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 agency 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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Special Agent Charles I. "Chuck" Reed will never ever be forgotten. He's a hero who gave his life in an effort to combat dangerous drugs in our society. May his soul rest in Heaven, and may God bless his entire family, especially his son who's also a Special Agent.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb (Retired)
New York State Police

March 24, 2018

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