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.

Bio

  • 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,
As I read the story of how you were shot, you lived then died, my heart breaks for your family. Even though many years have gone by, I know there isn't a day that goes by that they don't think about you. You must have gone through hell at times while you were still living. I pray that you did have some peaceful times with your family. You were a hero in every sense...thanks Trooper!

Denise
Survivor of Trooper Calvin Taylor

February 2, 2011

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