Detective Clarence Edward Harris

Detective Clarence Edward Harris

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, October 20, 1973

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Clarence Edward Harris

Detective Clarence Harris was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance on Peachtree Street, NE.

On March 1, 1974, the suspect, 19, was convicted of voluntary manslaughter and sentenced to 10 years.

Detective Harris was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Purple Heart recipient of Vietnam War.


  • Age 26
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 10 years

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Never forgotten by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

October 20, 2020

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