Officer Carlo Angelo Poggetto

Officer Carlo Angelo Poggetto

Pomona Police Department, California

End of Watch Monday, March 11, 1957

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Carlo Angelo Poggetto

Officer Carlo Poggetto was killed in a motorcycle crash at the intersection of Towne Avenue and Jefferson Street while attempting to stop a vehicle.

He was in the process of conducting a traffic stop when he observed another serious violation take place. He had just pulled onto the street and hadn't yet turned on his emergency equipment when he was struck.

Officer Poggetto had served with the agency for eight years. He was survived by his wife and children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

traffic stop

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I remember him well. He and his family lived down the street from me on Elaine St. I was 7 at the time. All the kids on the block liked him. He would drive by every day on his motorcycle and wave to us. We were very sad when we heard the news. He was our friend.

Dwight Merkel
Kid on his block

November 17, 2018

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