Police Officer J. D. Carter

Police Officer J. D. Carter

Pensacola Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, April 4, 1909

J. D. Carter

Officer J.D. Carter was stabbed in the heart and killed while serving an arrest warrant. The suspect was taken from the jail by an angry mob the following day and lynched.

Officer Carter had been with the agency for eight months and is buried in Bayley, Georgia.


  • Age 26
  • Tour 8 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Lynched by mob

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Officer Carter,
On today, the 108th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pensacola.


United States Border Patrol

April 4, 2017

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