Acting Chief of Police Ronnie Calvin Carter

Acting Chief of Police Ronnie Calvin Carter

Carrollton Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, April 8, 1969

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Ronnie Calvin Carter

Acting Chief of Police Ronnie Carter was killed when an automobile fell off a hydraulic lift and crushed him at 3 pm.

He was at a local service station waiting for his patrol car to be serviced when the accident occurred.

Chief Carter had served with the Carrollton Police Department for only one year and had been acting chief for three months. He had previously served with the Kentucky State Police. He is survived by his wife, son, brother, and four sisters.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Accidental

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

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

April 8, 2019

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