Military Police Officer Dexter Carleton Krulis

Military Police Officer Dexter Carleton Krulis

United States Army Military Police Corps, U.S. Government

End of Watch Thursday, April 22, 1971

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Dexter Carleton Krulis

Military Police Officer (Specialist) Dexter Krulis was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop.

The vehicle Specialist Krulis had stopped was occupied by three soldiers who had just robbed a branch of the Southern National Bank and were attempting to escape.

The subjects fled the scene but were later captured. All three subjects were convicted in federal court of armed robbery as well as the murder of Specialist Krulis and were sentenced to prison. All three subjects have since been released.

MP Krulis was survived by his wife.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location North Carolina
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to prison

robbery, traffic stop

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On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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April 22, 2021

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