Last Updated: 2009-08-20


Patrolman Chauffeur Marvin L. Farmer
End of Watch: Saturday, July 18, 1942


Patrolman Chauffeur Marvin L. Farmer

Biographical information


Age:

Not available

Tour of Duty:

6 years

Badge number:

Not available


Incident Details


Cause of Death:

Stabbed

Date of Incident:

Saturday, July 18, 1942

Weapon Used:

Edged weapon; Knife

Suspect Info:

Not available


Circumstances


Patrolman Farmer was stabbed while attempted to apprehend a prostitute on East Broad Street. He and another officer were on patrol when they observed the prostitute and a male enter an alley. When the officers surprised the two the man fled on foot and prostitue produced a knife and stabbed Patrolman Farmer.

Patrolman Farmer had been with the agency for six years.

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