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Officer Raymond R. Carpenter | California Highway Patrol, California California Highway Patrol, California

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Raymond R. Carpenter

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch: Tuesday, February 17, 1970

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 40

Tour: 13 years

Badge # 1992

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Committed suicide

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Officer Raymond Carpenter was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a stolen vehicle on I-80 near Rocklin, California.

The suspect committed suicide as other officers closed in on him.

Officer Carpenter was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.

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