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Sergeant Michael J. Carroll | Norwich Police Department, Connecticut Norwich Police Department, Connecticut

Sergeant

Michael J. Carroll

Norwich Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch: Tuesday, December 11, 1934

Bio & Incident Details

Age: Not available

Tour: 22 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun; 12 gauge

Offender: Committed suicide

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Sergeant Carroll was shot and killed while attempting to take a mentally disturbed man into custody for commitment to the Connecticut State Hospital. As Sergeant Carroll was attempting to open the door of the man's room at his Washington Street residence the man opened fire with a 12-gauge shotgun, fatally wounding Sergeant Carroll. The man then committed suicide.
Sergeant Carroll had been with the agency for 22 years.

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Carroll. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169
February 4, 2012

 

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