Marshal John S. Harris

Marshal John S. Harris

Cedarville Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Wednesday, October 3, 1888

John S. Harris

Marshal John Harris was shot and killed while walking a prisoner to jail. As the two walked through the town center the prisoner fired a handgun through his pants pocket, fatally wounding Marshal Harris.

Marshal Harris was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

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

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Marshal John S. Harris Cedarville Police Department, Ohio and the additional 65 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.



End of Watch: Wednesday, October 3, 1888

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

October 3, 2017

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