Policeman John Harlow

Policeman John Harlow

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, December 22, 1878

John Harlow

Policeman John Harlow was shot and killed while attempting to break up a disturbance the intersection of King Street and Calhoun Street at 3:00 am.

While on the scene he was attacked by a crowd, struck in the head with a bottle, and shot in the stomach.

Policeman Harlow was survived by his mother and two sisters.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 132nd anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

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

December 22, 2011

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