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Policeman Charles A. Caraccilo | Los Angeles Police Department, California Los Angeles Police Department, California


Charles A. Caraccilo

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch: Thursday, June 21, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 35

Tour: 14 years

Badge # 10285

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun; .38 caliber

Offender: Sentenced to 21 years to life

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Policeman Caraccilo was shot and killed by the driver of a car he stopped for a minor offense. An anonymous phone tip led to the arrest of the 18 year-old suspect a short time later.

The suspect was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to 21 years to life on December 27, 1973.

Policeman Caraccilo had served with the agency for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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Policeman Caraccilo its been 43 yrs since that June day you were shot and killed. I still have vivid memories of you lying in the street covered by a white sheet. Your service revolver laying next to your body.

Rest in peace MARY QUEEN 25

retired Copper
July 7, 2016


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