|Birth: ||Apr. 26, 1981|
Box Elder County
|Death: ||Jan. 5, 2012|
Agent Jared Francom was shot and killed while serving a drug-related search warrant at an Ogden residence on Jackson Avenue around 8:40 pm. Five other officers were shot and wounded in the exchange of gunfire with the suspect, who was shot and apprehended.
Agent Francom was a member of the Weber Morgan Narcotics Strike Force and had served with the Ogden Police Department for seven years. He is survived by his wife and two young children.
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Special Agent Jared Daniel Francom, 30, tragically died in the line of duty on January 5, 2012, while engaged in service to our community and defending his fellow officers. Jared was destined from a very early age to dedicate his life to service in law enforcement and he lost his life doing what he loved to do. He was a wonderful father, husband, brother, son and friend and he will be greatly missed.
Jared married Erin G. Frisby Sept. 18, 2004. Their union was blessed with two beautiful daughters. He was a wonderful dad to his precious girls.
Jared loved the outdoors and participated in anything that brought excitement to his life. He was an avid skydiver and loved his motorcycle. He was an active member of the LDS Church and was an Eagle Scout.
Jared joined the Ogden City Police Department in 2004. He was currently serving as a member of the Weber-Morgan County Narcotics Strike Force. He was also the President of the Ogden Police Benefit Association.
Jared is survived by his wife, Erin; daughters, Samantha Rose and Hailey Lynn; parents, Jade and Shelly Francom, Kaysville; grandparents, Donna & Willis Crouch, Layton, Larry Miller, Lindon; father-in-law, John and Diane Frisby, Las Vegas; 3 brothers and one sister, Travis (Jessica) of Layton, Ben and Gunner, both of Kaysville, Robyn Todd of S. Jordan.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, January 11, 2012 at the Dee Events Center on the campus of Weber State University. Friends may call on Tuesday, January 10th from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ogden Myers Mortuary, 845 Washington Blvd. and Wednesday prior to the service at the Dee Center from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Interment will be in the Ogden City Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Jared's fellow officers at any Bank of Utah.
Ogden City Cemetery
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Jan 05, 2012
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