Patrolman Charles L. Harrison

Patrolman Charles L. Harrison

Memphis Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, May 6, 1982

Charles L. Harrison

Patrolman Charles Harrison was killed in a motorcycle accident on I-240. Patrolman Harrison observed a traffic jam and ahead he observed a patrol car and a motorcycle officer pulled to the side of the road. The officers had an intoxicated man stopped. As Patrolman Harrison made his way thought the traffic the vehicle in front of him jammed on it's breaks causing Patrolman Harrison to strike the car. When he hit the car Patrolman Harrison and his motorcycle were thrown into the air. Patrolman Harrison fell to the ground and his motorcycle landed on top of him.

A passing doctor stopped to help Patrolman Harrison and soon several doctors and nurses were helping to stabilize Patrolman Harrison condition. Patrolman Harrison was removed to Baptist Hospital where he died from his injuries.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 151

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Thank you for your service Patrolman Harrison.
Rest in Peace Motorman.

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

June 7, 2016

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