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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No passage of time could ever erase your service and the sacrifice you made, and know that you will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo (Retired)
Delaware State Police

June 17, 2020

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