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Robert J. Harris

Date of Appointment: 
Thursday, December 1, 1949
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, May 17, 1978
Killed In The Line of Duty #27
Robert J. Harris

Sergeant Harris, while operating a Nassau County Police Department helicopter on May 17, 1978, at about 1800 hours in the vicinity of Southern State Parkway and Wantagh Avenue, was killed when the aircraft developed engine trouble and crashed. He was 53 years old. Sergeant Harris given Excellent Police Service Award on November 3, 1977, for work performed in the year 1976.

Serial # 1312 Patrolman Shield # 224 Sergeant Shield # 150
National Law Enforcement Memorial: Panel 28, E -13
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