Deputy Constable William Frank Carey

Deputy Constable William Frank Carey

Carmel Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, June 8, 1900

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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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

June 8, 2015

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