Sheriff Daniel S. Carlton

Sheriff Daniel S. Carlton

St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, May 22, 1915

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Daniel S. Carlton

Sheriff Carlton was shot and killed by the night marshal on Pine Street in downtown Fort Pierce. The marshal was shot and wounded by Sheriff Carlton and treated in a local hospital. He was convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Sheriff Carlton had served as sheriff for 8 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and daughter.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 27, 2016

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