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Police Officer Christopher Farrar

Chandler Police Department, Arizona

End of Watch Friday, April 30, 2021

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Reflections for Police Officer Christopher Farrar

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

May 18, 2021

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 14, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Farrar. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

May 13, 2021

Rest in Peace Officer Farrar, my sincere condolences to your family and to your department. God speed as you now patrol the streets of gold. Your ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.


May 13, 2021

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Farrar and the Chandler Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Farrar, for your service.

National Police Wives Association

May 12, 2021

I am beyond sad that you are gone my friend, my Brother.

My daughter told me this and I believe God wants me to share her response when I told her of my sadness.

"the cool thing is, in His own sacrificial love He sent Jesus to die for our sins. the only thing He asks is that we love Him and honor Him and spread His teachings to everyone else.

and while we are sad and feeling the weight of the person leaving , death (regardless of how it happens) is the most beautiful reunion we could wait for"


I will miss your witty comments.
But I WILL see you when God calls me home for that most BEAUTIFUL REUNION.

Officer S Chavarria
Chandler PD

May 12, 2021

I am saddened by the tragic loss of this officer. My prayers go out to his department, family and friends. It truly angers me to know that you don’t see this on news. It should be broadcast nationwide like everything involving the BLM movement. These officers are human beings too, they love, cry, laugh, joke, we all do. But most of all we love them all. Out of all the jobs in the world we chose to be police and would have it no other way. There is no greater feeling in life than to know that you saved someone from harms way even if it means that you never get to see the ones you love again in this life.

L. Belcher DEO-INS post 911
Patrol Officer city/INS FEDS

May 12, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Officer Farrar. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Chandler Police Department.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 11, 2021

I would like to extend my deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Officer Farrar. I am truly sorry for your loss. Officer Farrar’s service and sacrifice for the people of Arizona will not be forgotten. I am praying for your peace and comfort.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

May 11, 2021

"The Final Inspection"

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you?
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."

Lisa Schultz Retired Phoenix PD
Wife Don Schultz EOW 5-12-04

May 10, 2021

Rest in Peace my brother.

Captain Bernard Flint
Department of Defense Police Division

May 10, 2021

Officer Farrar,

We have never met, but as a brother in Christ, I look forward to meeting you one day in heaven. I will keep your family in my prayers.

In Christ,

Dan Ryan
Private Investigator (Retired)

May 10, 2021

John 15:13 Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends.

Thank You Officer Farrar for everything you have done for the community. You will be missed.

Praying for the Family of Officer Farrar and for every member of the Chandler Police Department.

James Luong
Chandler, AZ

May 8, 2021

Your life on earth made a difference and we need more people like you. One day we will meet in heaven. RIP hero.

Lt. Bill Nordbrock
Public Information Officer
Arizona Rangers

May 8, 2021

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

May 7, 2021

Our sincere condolences to his family and friends! It was an honors for us to had taken care of him in recent months! His heart is with God now, in peace! God blessed!

All staff at Valley Heart Rhythm Special
Chandler, AZ

May 7, 2021

My condolences go out to your family, friends and the members of the Chandler Police Department during this most difficult time
Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE.
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

May 6, 2021

Officer Farrar, the animal who murdered you will face true justice, if not in this world, then in the next. Thank you for your service and God Bless you for it. Rest forever in Peace, Brother.

May God also bless and help fully heal, both physically and mentally, the Officer who was also severely injured.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

May 5, 2021

Officer Farrar, there is much evil in this world and you put your life in danger each and every day of your dedicated selfless service that your community may live in safety. Your reward in heaven will be abundant. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy. Rest in peace, good and faithful servant.

Jess Espinosa

May 5, 2021

Faithful Unto Death | Eternal Rest | Salute

S. I. Drake - Lt/IPD | IMPD (Ret)

May 4, 2021

Prayers for your family.

Thank you for your service and ULTIMATE SACRIFICE.

Rest in Peace.


Firefighter Ronald Lavallee
Lawrence, MA Fire Department

May 4, 2021

Thank you for your service, brother. RIP.

Lieutenant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office
New York

May 3, 2021

Hate news of tragedy as this. Prayers for the family and department!

Parole Officer Training Academy - Instru
Texas Department of Criminal Justice

May 3, 2021

P.O. Christopher Farrar, Chandler PD, AZ, thank you for serving your community. Rest in peace brother.

(Ret) Sgt Thomas McCarthy

May 3, 2021

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Officer, Christopher Farrar, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Officer makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed. Our prayers and thoughts to the Gibert Police Department where one of there Officers where also killed in the line of duty.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

May 3, 2021

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