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Off-duty officer who coached kids was among Las Vegas victims

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Off-duty officer coached kids, was respected leader

Loved ones mourn victims of Las Vegas shooting attack
    
Off-duty Las Vegas police officer and youth football coach Charleston Hartfield was among those killed, two of his friends said.
    
Hartfield, 34, was known as a selfless, respected leader who brought out the best in his players, said Stan King, whose son played football for Hartfield.
    
Troy Rhett, another friend of Hartfield's through football, said he knew from social media that Hartfield was attending the Sunday concert. When he heard about the shooting, he texted him, hoping to learn Hartfield was safe. He never heard back, and Rhett said he learned through another friend Monday morning that Hartfield had died.
    
Hartfield, who also went by "Chuck" or "Charles" or even "Chucky Hart," was also a military veteran and leaves behind a son and a daughter, Rhett said.
    
Hartfield is also listed at author of a book titled "Memoirs of Public Servant" about his time as a Las Vegas police officer.

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