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Marshal John W. Rice | Forks Police Department, Washington Forks Police Department, Washington

Marshal

John W. Rice

Forks Police Department, Washington

End of Watch: Friday, July 22, 1960

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Age: 48

Tour: 4 years

Badge # 1

Cause: Heart attack

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Marshal Rice suffered a fatal heart following an arrest in which he was injured. He was assisting a Clallam County deputy arrest a suspect for drunk and disorderly conduct when the man began to violently resist arrest. Marshal Rice collapsed shortly after he and the deputy were able to subdue the prisoner.

Marshal Rice had served with the agency for 4 years. He was survived by his wife, three children, mother, and three siblings.

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Thank you, Marshal Rice for your service to this town. A lot has changed since you were abruptly take from us. I wish I could have met you, I'm sure you had great knowledge. You are never forgotten, RIP.

Future Law Enforcemet Officer
December 4, 2013

 

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