You gave your all to protect and serve us, and for that we are eternally grateful.
Deputy Sheriff Hans Fifer, 32
Faulkner County Arkansas Sheriff’s Office
April 8, 2013 – Deputy Sheriff Hans Fifer suffered a fatal heart attack shortly after completing training exercises and a tryout for the department SWAT team. He’d been a full-time deputy only four months. He is survived by his wife and two daughters.
Police Chief Anthony Q. Barfield, Sr., 47
Barwick Georgia Police Department
April 9, 2013 – Chief of Police Anthony Q. Barfield, Sr. suffered a fatal heart attack while on the scene of a domestic disturbance. Chief Barfield, a 20-year veteran, was Barwick’s only police officer.