Patrolman Manuel Farmer, III

Patrolman Manuel Farmer, III

East St. Louis Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Sunday, May 25, 1975

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Manuel Farmer, III

Patrolman Manuel Farmer was shot and killed by a sniper after responding to a shots fired call at a housing complex.

The sniper was in a second story window of one of the buildings. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life, but paroled in 2016.


  • Age 30
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren. Rest in peace always.

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

July 28, 2020

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