Officer James P. Farmer

Officer James P. Farmer

Bryan Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 17, 1874

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James P. Farmer

Officer Farmer was shot and killed as he stood inside a telegram store talking to two men. The suspect that fired the shot was arrested, but before he could stand trial an angry mob stormed the jail and took the suspect. They then hung the suspect in the middle of town and shot him


  • Age 24
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Hanged and shot by an angry mob

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Rest in Peace Officer James P. Farmer. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Bryan, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your ancestors. I also Pray that the hounds of hell are gnawing on the scum responsible for your murder. May his screams of anguish rise up from the lake of fire to warn other evil doers of their impending fate.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

June 15, 2016

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