Trooper Carl M. Thach

Trooper Carl M. Thach

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch Friday, January 15, 1954

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Carl M. Thach

Trooper Carl Thach was struck and killed by an automobile while writing a citation on Highway 61, near Vicksburg. No charges were filed against the driver who struck him.

He had served with the agency for 3 years and was assigned to Troop C Jackson. He was survived by his wife and three children. His wife later became a dispatcher for the department in Greenwood, Troop D and retired after 30 years of service.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 73

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Trooper Thach your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The Great State of Mississippi and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow "RedLeg"!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

January 15, 2017

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