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Police Officer Felix A. Barta | Cedar Rapids Police Department, Iowa Cedar Rapids Police Department, Iowa

Police Officer

Felix A. Barta

Cedar Rapids Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Wednesday, February 15, 1961

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 18 years

Badge # 5

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Committed suicide

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Police Officer Felix Barta was shot and killed while responding to a domestic disturbance.

After shooting Officer Barta, the subject shot his ex-girlfriend and then committed suicide.

Officer Barta had served with the Cedar Rapids Police Department for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.

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