Detective Ben A. Harris

Detective Ben A. Harris

Port Arthur Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Thursday, August 16, 1923

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Ben A. Harris

Detective Ben Harris was shot and killed after being targeted because of his law enforcement work. He was shot several times in the chest during a drive-by shooting.

A suspect was apprehended however, after the suspect was released on bond the suspect and his brother were reportedly kidnapped in front of the police station.


  • Age 27
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in Peace Police Detective Ben A. Harris. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Port Arthur, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray the scum who murdered you burn forever in hell.


B. Sherwood Senior Special Agent retired
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

August 13, 2016

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