Special Agent Bradley John Harris

Special Agent Bradley John Harris

United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Office of Investigations, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, December 26, 2020

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Bradley John Harris

Special Agent Bradley Harris died as a result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.

Special Agent Harris had served with the United States Department of Homeland Security - Immigration and Customs Enforcement - Office of Investigations for 25 years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, mother, two brothers, a nephew, and three nieces.


The Effects of COVID on Law Enforcement

Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country began to contract COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic. Due to the nature of their job, law enforcement officers were required to work and interact with the community even as the majority of the country was self-quarantined. As a result, hundreds of officers died from COVID-related illnesses and other complications.

Corrections agencies, in particular, suffered tremendous losses due to the constant and close proximity between the corrections officers and large inmate populations. Since March 2020, ODMP has verified that over 900 law enforcement officers have died as the result of a confirmed or presumed exposure while on duty and continues to work with hundreds of other agencies that have suffered a COVID-related death.

Visit ODMP's COVID-19 memorial listing every officer who has died as a result of a confirmed or presumed exposure.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 25 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause COVID19
  • Location Mississippi
  • Incident Date Not available

communicable disease, COVID-19

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I am so sorry to learn of the grievous loss of Special Agent Harris when he died in the line of duty from Covid. To the Harris family, fellow agents , and all who call Bradley beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support. I hope that you continue to receive that same kind of support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace.

This is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Special Agent Harris gave to our nation and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on December 26, 2020.

Phyllis Loya. Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 30, 2022

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