Sheriff Mearl J. Justus and Deputy Elmer Harris, sometime in the 1980's
St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, Illinois
End of Watch: Friday, December 5, 1986
Tour of Duty: Not available
Badge Number: Not available
Cause of Death: Gunfire
Date of Incident: Friday, December 5, 1986
Weapon Used: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect Info: Not available
Deputy Harris was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest.
He was survived by his two children.
From the ODMP