Corrections Officer Jim Harris

Photo of Corrections Officer Jim Harris
End of Watch: Tue, Feb 14th, 2023
Date of Incident: Tue, Feb 14th, 2023
Cause of Death: Heart Attack
Service Time: 4 years
Age: 43


His wife, Kendra, 3 children, two siblings, and his parents.


Officer Harris and his partner were involved in the transportation of a high-risk, uncooperative inmate. After completing his shift and arriving home, Officer Harris collapsed and went into cardiac arrest. Officer Harris was transported to a local hospital where efforts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful.

Officer Harris served with the Northpoint Training Center in Danville, Kentucky, in their Transportation Division for four years. He also served as a volunteer firefighter for the Junction City Fire Department for 10 years.


Kentucky Department of Corrections Patch
275 East Main Street
Frankfort, Kentucky 40602
(502) 564-4726


There is 1 tribute for Corrections Officer Jim Harris.

Corrections Officer Jim Harris
Left by Renee on Sunday, February 26th, 2023

Thank you for your service, sir.  Rest in peace.