Police Officer John C. Farris

Police Officer John C. Farris

Wallace Police Department, Idaho

End of Watch Thursday, January 31, 1946

John C. Farris

Officer John Farris was stabbed to death after catching a suspect attempting to break into a grocery store. The suspect fled but was arrested after being shot and wounded by other officers.

The 21-year-old suspect, an escapee from the Montana State Penitentiary, was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life.

Officer Farris had served with the Wallace Police Department for three years. He was survived by his four children.

Bio

  • Age 66
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in Peace, Officer Ferris. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 7, 2012

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