Detective Simon Arthur Carie

Detective Simon Arthur Carie

Vincennes Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Thursday, April 1, 1926

Simon Arthur Carie

Detective Simon Carie was shot and killed while he and Officer Hindman responded to a call at a store in which two subjects were attempting to use counterfeit currency. As the officers approached the subjects, Detective Carie was shot and killed. Officer Hindman returned fire, hitting one of the suspects while the other suspect ran to a vehicle and escaped, but the suspect was arrested in Denver, Colorado, in August 1928.

Detective Carie had served with the Vincennes Police Department for six years.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

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I am a retired Police Officer from Pontiac Michigan. My last name is Carie, Simon was a member of my family past. His sacrifice will always be with us.

Darrell Carie

retired sr/ patrol officer
family member

November 24, 2014

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