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Deputy Sheriff Edward Carr | St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, Illinois St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff

Edward Carr

St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, August 1, 1924

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Apprehended

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Deputy Edward Carr was shot and killed while recapturing a suspect who had fled after his arrest.

Deputy Carr and other deputies were attempting to recapture an alleged automobile thief who had hidden in a theater after breaking away from the deputies following his arrest. Deputy Carr was shot in the abdomen by another deputy's revolver while the suspect was struggling to gain possession of the weapon.

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Rest in Peace, Deputy Carr. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
January 29, 2013

 

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