Officer Harry Davis, Jr.

Officer Harry Davis, Jr.

Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Police Department, District of Columbia

End of Watch Monday, December 20, 1993

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Harry Davis, Jr.

Officer Harry Davis was shot and killed as he approached a suspicious vehicle parked at a secluded Metro power station in the 6900 block of Old Landover Road in Landover, Maryland.

The vehicle was occupied by a man and a 16-year-old girl. He had the occupants exit the vehicle and was speaking to them when the man suddenly attacked him. The man then pulled out a .38 caliber handgun and shot Officer Davis in the abdomen and head.

The subject was arrested and convicted of first-degree murder.

Officer Davis was a U.S. Army veteran of Operation Desert Storm. He had served with the Metro Transit Police Department for 11 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.

Bio

  • Age 40
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Maryland
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Convicted of murder

suspicious vehicle, trespasser

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RIP sir; you will never ever ever be forgotten sir. Thank you for your service to our country and to your community.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

September 5, 2020

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