Detective Francois DeArmond

Photo of Detective Francois DeArmond
End of Watch: Mon, Jun 18th, 1928
Date of Incident: Not Known
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 44


Detective DeArmond was survived by his wife and daughter.


Detective Francois DeArmond was shot and killed by a suspect he was attempting to arrest. The suspect had just shot and killed his mother-in-law, stabbed his sister-in-law and shot his wife's friend. As Detective DeArmond and other officers moved in on the suspects home, he opened fire, killing Detective DeArmond. The suspects was apprehended and sentenced to death by hanging, but committed suicide in prison before the sentence could be carried out.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Springfield Police Department Patch
321 East Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, Missouri 65802
(417) 864-1780


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