Fallen Spartanburg Police officer laid to rest

Thousands remember Officer Jason Harris

Ed Jenson
April 19, 2017 - 12:26 pm

Over a thousand mourners gathered Wednesday at the First Baptist Church in Spartanburg for the Funeral services for fallen Spartanburg Police Officer Jason Harris.

Officer Harris died Thursday after he was thrown from his police motorcycle in an accident.

The Spartanburg Police Department said Harris was responding to help officers at the scene of a burglary.

Officer Harris had served with the department for more than 11 years. Besides the motorcycle unit, he had also served on the department’s SWAT team, K-9 Tracking Team, Downtown Bicycle Unit, Housing Complex Team and was a gang investigator.

He is survived by a wife and three children.

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