Patrolman Mark O. Harris

Patrolman Mark O. Harris

Oklahoma Lake Patrol, Oklahoma

End of Watch Sunday, September 2, 1984

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Mark O. Harris

Patrolman Mark Harris was struck and killed by a drunk driver while making a traffic stop on I-35, near Indian Hills Road, in Cleveland County.

The drunk driver's car left the roadway and struck Patrolman Harris' patrol truck, the traffic violator's vehicle, and then Patrolman Harris. He was thrown 70-feet into traffic and struck by another vehicle, which fled the scene. The drunk driver was arrested and charged with driving under the influence.

Patrolman Harris had served with the Oklahoma Lake Patrol for two years. He was survived by his wife, son and daughter.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 1113

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile; Alcohol involved
  • Offender Charged with DUI

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 29th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 28, 2013

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