Police Officer Charles J. Callemyn

Police Officer Charles J. Callemyn

Durham Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, February 17, 2007

Charles J. Callemyn

Police Officer Charles J. Callemyn was killed in a single vehicle accident while responding to back up another officer on a traffic stop.

He lost control of his vehicle on Holloway Street and struck the underpass of Highway 70 at approximately 3 am.

Officer Callemyn had served with the Durham Police Department for two years and had previously served with the Duke University Police Department for six years. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and U.S. Army Reserves veteran of the War on Terror. He is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 33
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge 9881
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Life here has been extremely hectic! Justin is off to college and he seems to have adjusted and liking college. He is on the soccer team and played several games for an injured "keeper" as it is not the norm for a freshman to play "keeper". He likes the practices and what he is learning about soccer.

Joshua is working and living on his own. He wants to get certified as an auto mechanic. Guess he got Pepa and your genes for cars!

The girls are in school and studying. They like school, so that come directly from Jamie. Catherine is 13 and every bit the teenager! Ashlynn won state champion in gymnastics last year for her age . She is competing again this year.

You are in my heart always, not a day goes by I do not think about you at least for a moment.
I really miss what I see in my heart of our families together; doing vacations; doing meals; but that is not to be. I feel so cheated from time to time; then I think of all that God has done for each of my family members and especially for me and how dare I feel this way.

"Great relief and satisfaction can come from seeking God's priorities for us in each season, discerning what is best in the midst of many noble opportunities, and pouring our most excellent energies into those things. " Beth Moore.

Love you!

Cathy C. Carter

September 18, 2018

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