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Deputy Sheriff Sam Farris | Canadian County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma Canadian County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

Deputy Sheriff

Sam Farris

Canadian County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 23, 1894

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 38

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 5/21/1894

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Shot and kiled

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Deputy Sheriff Sam Farris was shot and killed while attempting to arrest two wanted subjects. One of the men was also shot and killed and the other was arrested.

The second suspect, who was captured, killed Police Chief John Milton Jones during a jail break on June 30, 1895; the suspect was then shot and killed by two other officers.

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Chief of Police John Milton Jones
Oklahoma City Police Department, Oklahoma
End of Watch: Sunday, June 30, 1895
Cause: Gunfire

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Deputy Sheriff Farris,
Sir, it has taken over 118 years but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Canadian County.

R.I.P.
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United States Border Patrol
October 25, 2012

 

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