Trooper Charles Warren Perkins

Trooper Charles Warren Perkins

New York State Police, New York

End of Watch Thursday, October 26, 1967

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Charles Warren Perkins

Trooper Charles Perkins was killed when he lost control of his patrol car while pursuing an escaped mental patient who had stolen a car.

Trooper Perkins was survived by his expectant wife and daughter. His son, who was born after Trooper Perkins' death, later went on to become a New York State trooper.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2664

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Incident Date Wednesday, October 18, 1967
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Not available

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Today we honorably provide reflections to Trooper Charles W. Perkins who passed away on this date 53 years ago. Additionally I like to also honor his son, Trooper Charles W. Perkins Jr who also lost his life in 1998. To Charlie's son Marc, and to his sister Janine you guys are in our prayers every single time we reflect upon Trooper Charles W. Perkins and Trooper Charles W. Perkins Jr. May God bless you both and bless your respective families.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

October 26, 2020

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