Trooper Henry Noel Harmon

Trooper Henry Noel Harmon

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, February 7, 1995

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Henry Noel Harmon

Trooper Henry Harmon succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained in Pittsylvania County on January 10th, 1960.

He had just arrested a man for drunk driving and was transporting him to the jail in Chatham. As they he drove along Route 761, approximately one-half mile south of Long Island, the man drew a concealed .22 caliber handgun and shot him.

Trooper Harmon had remained paralyzed from the neck down from the time of the shooting until his death.


  • Age 66
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Sunday, January 10, 1960
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Not available


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Trooper Harmon,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Virginia. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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February 7, 2020

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