Patrolman Samuel Charles Carpenter

Patrolman Samuel Charles Carpenter

Denver Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, January 17, 1910

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Samuel Charles Carpenter

Patrolman Samuel Carpenter succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained 10 years earlier while taking enforcement action during a riot on election day. Denver Officer Stuart Harvey was killed.

He suffered gunshot wounds to his leg and lower hip that caused medical problems which resulted in his death.

Patrolman Carpenter had served with the Denver Police Department for one year. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, November 6, 1900
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Carpenter,
On today, the 105th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Denver.


United States Border Patrol

January 17, 2015

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