Constable Alvy Pharris

Constable Alvy Pharris

Anderson County Constable's Office - Precinct 2, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, October 20, 1945

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Alvy Pharris

Constable Alvy Pharris was shot and killed while investigating a disturbance call.

When he arrived at the scene he was confronted by an armed male subject inside of the home. The suspect refused to surrender and opened fire on Constable Pharris, striking him seven times.

Despite being mortally wounded, Constable Pharris was able to return fire and killed the suspect. Further investigation revealed that the suspect had murdered the female owner of the house.

Constable Pharris is survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Constable Pharris,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Anderson County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 20, 2020

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