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We set out to knock on every door

Man in police uniform smiles.

Barry Tarr, keeping his community safe.

[The evacuation of half of the residents of Salmon Arm]   was probably the most traumatic experience of my service in the force.

I have investigated many major files, some very brutal.

This file – it bothered me and it is now some eighteen years since that fire and I still get very choked up when I talk about that because that fire could have caused us a lot more problems. . .


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Video credit:
Deborah Chapman, Salmon Arm Museum, c. 2015

Photo credit:
James Murray, Salmon Arm Observer, c. 1998