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Deputy Sheriff Jim Ray Carlton | St. Francis County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas St. Francis County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

Deputy Sheriff

Jim Ray Carlton

St. Francis County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas

End of Watch: Wednesday, May 25, 1932

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Shot and killed

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Deputy Sheriff Jim Carlton was shot and killed as he and another deputy were transporting a man they had arrested for wife beating to jail.

Their prisoner who was riding in the back seat with Deputy Carlton grabbed his service revolver and opened fire killing him and wounding the other deputy who was driving. The suspect jumped out and ran when their patrol car ran off the road into a ditch. The suspect then went back to his home and killed his wife. He was shot and killed the next day when he refused to surrender to a posse.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
Texas
May 25, 2015

 

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