Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 5 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Heart attack
Deputy Sheriff Hans Fifer suffered a fatal heart attack following a training session and tryout with the agency's SWAT team at a facility in North Little Rock.
He began experiencing shortness of breath during the training and was administered oxygen. Shortly thereafter he began suffering chest pains and collapsed. He was transported to Springhill Baptist Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Deputy Fifer had served with the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office as a full-time deputy for only four months. He had previously served as a reserve deputy with the agency and with the Cabot Police Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and two young daughters.