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Patrolman Roger Dale Carter | Kannapolis Police Department, North Carolina Kannapolis Police Department, North Carolina


Roger Dale Carter

Kannapolis Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch: Friday, December 31, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 31

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Rifle

Offender: Deceased

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Officer Carter was shot and killed after being dispatched to a residence after a man called dispatch claiming to turn himself in on outstanding warrants. When Officer Carter arrived at the scene the suspect ambushed him in the driveway with a rifle, shooting him eight times.

The suspect then walked down the street and committed suicide.

Officer Carter had served in law enforcement for 4 years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, parents, sister, and two brothers.

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God bless. We will never forget. Your watch here is over many years ago. Pleasure to have served in the county with you my brother......VC

Brian VC Voncannon
Concord Police/Cabarrus Co. Sheriff's Dept.(Retired)
July 23, 2017


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