Police Officer Dennis Larry Carder

Police Officer Dennis Larry Carder

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Thursday, May 9, 1996

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Dennis Larry Carder

Police Officer Dennis Carder succumbed to injuries sustained on July 8th, 1990, when he fell while investigating a burglary at a business on Hill Street.

He was attempting to jump from the top of a truck onto the roof of the business when he fell and suffered a head injury. He never regained consciousness after the fall and died as a result of his injuries.

Officer Carder had served with the Atlanta Police Department for three years at the time of the fall. He is survived by his parents, two sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Fall
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 8, 1990


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Officer Carder,
On today, the 25th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Atlanta. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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May 9, 2021

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