Corrections Officer Eugene P. Harris

Corrections Officer Eugene P. Harris

New Jersey Department of Law and Public Safety - Juvenile Justice Commission, New Jersey

End of Watch Friday, December 4, 1998

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Eugene P. Harris

Corrections Officer Eugene Harris suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after having a physical confrontation with a juvenile inmate at the Brentwood Juvenile Medium Security Facility. The juvenile was removed from the cell as a result of the incident and as Officer Harris collected the juvenile's belongings he collapsed.

Officer Harris had served in law enforcement for 15 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Rest in peace always sir and know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

December 4, 2020

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