Deputy Brian Harris

Died: August 26, 2010
Age: 41
Kane County Sheriff's Office
Homicide: Shooting

Deputy Brian Harris was shot and killed while tracking a burglary suspect in the desert near Fredonia, Arizona. Deputy Harris had begun a foot pursuit of the man in Kane County, but the man fled across the border into Arizona. As Deputy Harris tracked the man’s movements he was fatally struck by rifle fire. A large manhunt was initiated in which the suspect exchanged fire with other officers multiple times. The suspect, who was familiar with the desert area, was believed to have stored supplies in various locations. Deputy Harris is survived by his wife and two daughters.