Captain Herman Eugene Harris, Sr.

Captain Herman Eugene Harris, Sr.

Louisiana Department of Corrections, Louisiana

End of Watch Thursday, May 4, 2000

Herman Eugene Harris, Sr.

Captain Herman Harris was killed when his horse became uncontrollable and threw him into the side of a building.

He was patrolling a prison yard at the time of the incident.

Captain Harris was transported to DeQuincy Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Captain Harris' career in law enforcement spanned 19 years. He is survived by his three children.


  • Age 37
  • Tour 19 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Although many years have passed I still remember all you taught me when I was at Phelps. Thank you Captain Harris.

Police Officer Joseph Owens
Department of Veterans Affairs Police

June 6, 2015

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