Trooper James Kevin Farris

Trooper James Kevin Farris

Colorado State Patrol, Colorado

End of Watch Saturday, November 29, 1980

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James Kevin Farris

Trooper James Farris was killed in an automobile accident during a pursuit on I-70 near Frisco.

During the chase Trooper Farris' vehicle went out of control and rolled over. Although he was wearing his seat belt the force of the impact was so severe it caused fatal injuries. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Trooper Farris had been with the agency for 15 months.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 1 year, 3 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Trooper Farris,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Colorado. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

November 29, 2020

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