Corrections Officer Kenneth Wayne Harbin

Corrections Officer Kenneth Wayne Harbin

Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Correctional Institutions Division, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, July 4, 2020

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Kenneth Wayne Harbin

Corrections Officer Kenneth Harbin died after contracting COVID-19 during an outbreak among staff and inmates at the Daniel Unit in Snyder, Texas.

Officer Harbin had served with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice for over 30 years.

Beginning in early 2020, due to the requirements of their job, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the United States contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Hundreds of law enforcement officers died from medical complications as a result of contracting the virus while remaining on duty and interacting with the community.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 30 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Incident Date Sunday, June 28, 2020

communicable disease, COVID-19

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To the family of , Corrections Officer Kenneth Harbin friends, Director Lorie Davis
Texas Department of Criminal Justice - Institutional Division, TX
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayer. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service!
"The LORD is near to the brokenhearted, and saves those who are crushed in spirit." Psalm 34:18
"For he (Jesus) has said, I will never leave you or forsake you." Hebrews 13:5

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Goldsboro, NC

July 28, 2020

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