Portrait of Metro-Dade Police Department officer Harrison Crenshaw Jr..

Portrait of Metro-Dade Police Department officer Harrison Crenshaw Jr..


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  • PR20229

Year

  • Between 1968 and 1974

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General Note

  • Born on August 14, 1940, in Greenville, Alabama. His mother died when he was 15 and he moved with his brother to live with their grandmother in Miami. In 1962 he married Betty J. Davis. He joined the U.S. Air Force in September of 1963 and served four years which included 18 months in Vietnam. Harrison Crenshaw Jr. joined the Metro-Dade Police Dept. on April 8, 1968. First assigned to patrol and later transferred to the Organized Crime Bureau in 1970. Married Margaret Robinson in 1971. On May 18, 1974 he was shot to death by the occupant (Charles Vassar) of an auto that he stopped for questioning. His name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial (East Wall, Panel 34, Line 8) in Washington, D.C.

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Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

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Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

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Portrait of Metro-Dade Police Department officer Harrison Crenshaw Jr.. Between 1968 and 1974. Black & white photoprint, 7 x 5 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13760>, accessed 19 April 2019.

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Portrait of Metro-Dade Police Department officer Harrison Crenshaw Jr.. Between 1968 and 1974. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 19 Apr. 2019.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/13760>.

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