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Captain Byron Douglas Carpenter | Belmont Police Department, North Carolina Belmont Police Department, North Carolina


Byron Douglas Carpenter

Belmont Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Saturday, April 16, 2005

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 45

Tour: 22 years

Badge # 301

Cause: Heart attack

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Captain Byron Carpenter suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to the scene of a fatal accident where a boy had been struck by a car.

Captain Carpenter was able to slow his vehicle down before it collided with an oncoming car. Two nurses and an off duty firefighter who witnessed the accident attempted to revive Captain Carpenter. He was transported to Gaston Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Captain Carpenter had served with the Belmont Police Department for 22 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter.

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I was there and remember that day like it was yesterday. We policed together for years and I have fond memories of the time we spent on the streets protecting and serving. Rest in peace my brother and keep watch over all of us as we continue to protect and serve. You will never be forgotten!!

Brother in Blue
November 15, 2014


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