Officer Harry Ray Farrell

Officer Harry Ray Farrell

Lafayette Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Tuesday, August 4, 1931

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Harry Ray Farrell

Officer Harry Farrell was shot and killed in a gunbattle with a subject in an alley near Second and Alabama streets. The subject, who was shot and killed by Officer Farrell, was suspected of an armed robbery at an automotive service station. After being shot, Officer Farrell was removed to Saint Elizabeth Hospital where he died from his wounds.

Officer Farrell had served with the Lafayette Police Department for one year.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 17

Incident Details

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

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 4, 2020

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