Deputy Sheriff Joseph Carter

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Carter

Elliott County Sheriff's Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, November 9, 1926

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Joseph Carter

Deputy Sheriff Joseph Carter was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man for arson in the man's home.

The man's father shot Deputy Carter inside the home and then fled.

Deputy Carter was survived by his wife.


  • Age 57
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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I respect your service and dedication. My great-uncle was shot in the line of duty in the early 1900's in Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY. I am also distantly related to you. Know you have served well.

Ann Mefford

April 7, 2016

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