Deputy Sheriff Frank Harbison

Deputy Sheriff Frank Harbison

Walker County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, September 13, 1952

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Frank Harbison

Deputy Harbison and Deputy Herman Treece were shot and killed while searching a home for illegal liquor. The suspect surrendered to the county coroner during a massive manhunt.

The suspect was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 5 years in prison November 5, 1952.

Deputy Harbison was a World War II veteran. He was to be married in November.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years

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

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 13, 2020

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