Police Officer Donald Ray Tucker

Police Officer Donald Ray Tucker

Clinton Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, November 14, 1991

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Donald Ray Tucker

Officer Donald Tucker was shot and killed while working on an undercover drug operation with a multi-agency task force in Carteret County. Officer Tucker was making his last purchase for the task force when the two suspects robbed and murdered him.

Both men were apprehended. The gunman was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life on April 3, 1992.

Officer Tucker had been employed with the Clinton Police Department for 1 year. He is survived by his son, parents, brother, and sister.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 332

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Donald Tucker

You had what it takes to stay in law enforcement. I did serve briefly but had another calling. You served proud and did the tucker family proud. I wish the family well and peace. I was just going through the pages and noticed that we have lost a lot of Tuckers over the years. Peace to all my brothers and sisters of the shield be safe out there.

James Tucker

February 27, 2012

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