Correctional Officer Robert McFarland

Iowa Department of Corrections
End of Watch: March 23, 2021

Correctional Officer Robert McFarland was assaulted and beaten to death, along with a nurse, by two inmates at the Anamosa State Penitentiary in the state of Iowa. The two inmates were attempting to escape and eventually were subdued. Correctional Officer McFarland is the first officer fatality from the state of Iowa in 2021.

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  1. RIP Officer McFarland.

    May the angels lead you into heaven.

    St. Michael the Archangel protect all peace officers.

    1. Condolences and prayers are going out for the McFarland family and Iowa Corrections Dept.

      Thank you Officer Robert McFarland for your sacrifice.

  2. Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
    God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
    Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
    When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
    Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
    Thank you for your selfless service!
    Thank you for your guardian protection!

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