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Rice, Marshal John W.

End of Watch: 
Saturday, March 19, 1960
County: 
Clallam
Agency: 
Forks P.D.

Marshal Rice suffered a fatal heart attack following an arrest in which he was injured. He was assisting a Clallam County deputy arrest a suspect for drunk and disorderly conduct when the man began to violently resist arrest. Marshal Rice collapsed shortly after he and the deputy were able to subdue the prisoner. Marshal Rice had served with the agency for four years. He was survived by his wife and three children,.