Policeman John Harlow

Policeman John Harlow

Charleston Police Department, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, December 22, 1878

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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.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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Officer Harlow,
On today, the 140th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Charleston.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

December 22, 2018

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