Meet Fred Harris.

Raised in Killeen, Texas
¨ Graduated from Ellison High School in 1985
¨ Attended Mountain State University, were he obtained his Bachelors and Masters in Criminal Justice with Leadership and his currently working on his PHD.
¨ In 1998, Fred graduated from the Police Academy and is currently holding a Master Peace Officer Proficiency License, Basic Instructor’s License and has over 5400 hours of TCOLE training hours.
¨ Fred is a former Adjunct Professor with the American Military University. In his six (6) years of teaching, he taught Criminal Justice classes – Rape and Sexual Violence, Corrections and Police Stress.
¨ In 1989, Fred went to work for Texas Department of Criminal Justice.  Fred promoted to the rank of Lieutenant in his 12 year career with TDCJ; he was responsible for the care, custody and control of incarcerated individuals in the state prison system. His responsibles included the supervision of daily operations, Sergeants, correctional officers and budgeting for the section he supervised.
¨ In 2002, Fred went  to work for the Killeen Police Department as a police officer.  Fred was selected to Detective and was assigned to the Youth Services Unit before being transferred into the Homicide Division.   Harris is currently assigned as a Homicide Detective at the Killeen Police Department. He is responsible for investigating homicides related to children and adults. He has also investigated a number of cases involving gang murders, acute head trauma (shaken baby syndrome), family violence resulting in murder, excessive parental discipline, child abductions, and aided in the successful prosecution of suspects.
¨ Fred experience as a Homicide Detective has had him deemed by a many prosecutors as an expert witness in physical and sexual abuse concerning children. He continues to teach a number of law enforcement classes to police personnel, civilians and has lectured at various seminars throughout the country.