Sgt. James E. Faraone died in the line of duty on Tuesday, September 18, 2001, while protecting a disabled motorist on I-80 from oncoming traffic.
Sgt. Faraone joined the Salt Lake City Police Department October 18, 1976. He served for 25 years working in a wide variety of assignments. Sgt. Faraone was involved in a number of City initiatives, including total quality management and was a trained facilitator who assisted groups working to improve public service.
Known for his sense of humor, Sgt. Faraone also had a passionate concern for others, a commitment to doing the right thing, and a willingness to vehemently argue for his position.
“Unmatched in his caring and giving to his family, friends, the community and the Salt Lake City Police Department.” Sgt. Faraone is survived by his wife and two children.
A Memorial Trust Fund has been set up for his wife and children at:
Sergeant James E. Faraone
450 East 900 South Salt Lake City, UT 84111