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Sheriff Daniel S. Carlton | St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, Florida St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, Florida

Sheriff

Daniel S. Carlton

St. Lucie County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch: Saturday, May 22, 1915

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 43

Tour: 8 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Sentenced to 5 years

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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.

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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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