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> Stay tuned for information on how to support our Change.org petition

Jonathan Farris is heading back to Washington DC on July 20th to meet with legislators and staff. Much more to follow soon.

> Jon is having many more interviews. In July 2015, Kansas City Star; Kansas City Public Television; USA Today; Milwaukee Journal Sentinel; Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN). Links to follow soon

> Paul Farris Memorial Scholarships were awarded at Somerville High School on May 27, 2015, the 8th anniversary of Paul's death. See photos and Learn more.

> Paul's dad, Jonathan Farris, is available for media interviews and speaking engagements. Contact Jon at Jon@paulfarris.org

> Business, Life, Passion and Volunteerism
By Jonathan Farris
I love Linkedin. There, I said it. But what the heck does this have to do with business, life, passion and volunteerism? Patience, my friends.  READ MORE

> New PursuitSAFETY PSA Videos. Thanks to our favorite Hollywood actor, Glenn Morshower! These will be added to the updated PursuitSAFETY website later this summer. You can see the videos here on YouTube.

> click for REAL PURSUITS
updated July 15, 2015

Milwaukee Alderman's senseless idea. Click here

Jon Farris & PursuitSAFETY in the news March 22, 2015 Click here

*NEW* Pursuit Reduction Technology section added to our site. Tools which will most certainly reduce innocent victim deaths and injuries.

Jonathan Farris continues his volunteerism and advocacy as Chairman Emeritus of PursuitSAFETY

> The music page links are now fixed...

Paul Farris empty winter benches image

To see our 2014 holiday card, designed by Scott Farris with photography by Jon Farris, click here

> Op-Ed Letter to the Editor - Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel 9/2014. Here

> Connect with us on Twitter at @PursuitSAFETY or Facebook

> August 20, 2014: Jon Farris in the news again. Learn more

> Jon Farris, Chairman of PursuitSAFETY, and a group of members went to Washington DC to lobby for police pursuit reduction technology funding. MORE INFO AND PHOTOS. #PursuitSAFETY #TheHill #PolicePursuits

> June 2014: Paul's dad, Jon, Chairman of PursuitSAFETY, speaks on ABC World News. See video here.

> 2014 Scholarships. Edina awarded on 5/25 and Somerville awarded on 5/28 Learn more

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Paul Victor Farris

11/2/1983 - 5/27/2007
taken away too soon

This website is a place where we honor and remember Paul. It is a place where family and friends can see and listen to Paul.

We'll use it for our advocacy against unnecessary high speed police pursuits, because if simple judgment had been used on that early morning of May 27, 2007, Paul would still be here with us.

It is a place where you can visit and reflect about Paul, about the frailty of life or whatever else matters to you.

Paul had an impact on many people during life and also after his death. His spirit will live with us forever.

We will continue to do everything that Paul expects of us, and we hope that you will too.

We'll use this site to tell you about Paul.


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'Police pursuits, for the most part, are merely a passing newspaper story or television headline, forgotten by readers and viewers a few minutes later. But for the hundreds of relatives and thousands of friends of these innocent victims, the pain is real and never goes away. Never.' 

-  Jonathan Farris, May 2007

May 27, 2015
Eight Years

Paul 2002

I hear people say that time heals the pain. Well, it doesn't. Not even a little bit.

Time does strengthen me. Time does allow me to hide the hurt so you need not live with it as I do - every day of my life.

- jgf