Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 4 years, 6 months
Badge # Not available
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Offender: Shot and killed
Patrolman Michael Carter was shot and killed when he and his partner stopped a vehicle at Third Street and Central Avenue to question an occupant about a holdup. Patrolman Carter's partner returned fire and killed the suspect.
His partner was able to take the three other occupants into custody.
Patrolman Carter had served with the Chester Police Department for four years and had previously served with the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was survived by his wife and two children.