Riverside County Sheriff’s Department mourns the loss of one of its own

Sergeant Harry Cohen passed away on Sunday after suffering a heart attack while on duty. Photo provided by the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.

The Riverside County Sheriff’s Department announced the death of Sergeant Harry Cohen, 48, who passed away on Sunday, October 18, after suffering a heart attack while on duty.

Cohen was most recently assigned to the Special Enforcement Bureau – Canine Unit. He began his service with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department on September 30, 1996. As a deputy, Cohen worked assignments at the Banning Station, Lake Elsinore Station, and Southwest Station.

In 2003, Cohen was promoted to corporal within the Southwest Station where he worked until his promotion to sergeant in 2010. Cohen then worked assignments at the Perris Station, Moreno Valley Station, Ben Clark Training Center, Public Safety Enterprise Communication, Special Enforcement Bureau, and Canine Unit.

Sergeant Cohen is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


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