Deputy Sheriff Hans Jacob Fifer

Deputy Sheriff Hans Jacob Fifer

Faulkner County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch Monday, April 8, 2013

Hans Jacob Fifer

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.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Our thoughts and prayers are with you, your family, and your fellow deputies. Thanks for all you did to keep Arkansans safe. God bless

Special Agent-in-Charge Diane Upchurch
FBI - Little Rock

April 8, 2017

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