Deputy Constable William Frank Carey

Deputy Constable William Frank Carey

Carmel Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, June 8, 1900

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William Frank Carey

Deputy Constable William Carey was shot and killed by a traveling evangelist known as ''Cyclone Johnson.'' The evangelist had a history of assaulting people who disagreed with the way he preached.

Deputy Carey arrested the subject for assault and battery and escorted him to a nearby livery stable for trial. As a crowd of people gathered the subject produced a pistol and shot Deputy Carey twice in the chest. An unknown citizen returned fire killing the subject.

Deputy Carey had served with the Carmel Police Department for one year.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Deputy Constable Carey,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Carmel.


United States Border Patrol

June 8, 2020

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