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Police Officer John C. Farris | Wallace Police Department, Idaho Wallace Police Department, Idaho

Police Officer

John C. Farris

Wallace Police Department, Idaho

End of Watch: Thursday, January 31, 1946

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 66

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Stabbed

Weapon: Edged weapon; Knife

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer John Farris was stabbed to death after catching a suspect attempting to break into a grocery store. The suspect fled but was arrested after being shot and wounded by other officers.

The 21-year-old suspect, an escapee from the Montana State Penitentiary, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

Officer Farris had served with the Wallace Police Department for three years. He was survived by his four children.

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Rest in Peace, Officer Ferris. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

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April 7, 2012


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