Corporal Nathaniel Alan Carrigan

Corporal Nathaniel Alan Carrigan

Park County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Nathaniel Alan Carrigan

Corporal Nate Carrigan was shot and killed as he and seven other deputies served a high risk eviction order at a home on Iris Drive in Bailey, Colorado, at approximately 9:15 am.

The subject named on the eviction order was an activist in the Occupy Denver movement. The subject exited the home and then reentered it, with Corporal Carrigan and other deputies following back inside to stop him. The man was able to grab a rifle and opened fire, killing Corporal Carrigan and wounding the other two deputies. The subject was shot and killed by return gunfire.

Corporal Carrigan had served with the Park County Sheriff's Office for 13 years. He is survived by his parents, sister, and two brothers.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 10

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Shot and killed

eviction

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

August 30, 2018

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