Police Officer Benjamin J. Carroll

Police Officer Benjamin J. Carroll

Wildwood Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Monday, December 29, 1947

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Benjamin J. Carroll

Police Officer Benjamin Carroll was fatally stabbed while attempting to make an arrest.

Despite being wounded, he was able to shoot and kill the subject.

Police Officer Carroll had served with the Wildwood Police Department for only six month. He was survived by his wife, daughter, and two stepchildren.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest In Peace, 2nd Great Uncle. I just found out that you were an Police Officer. Very Proud and Very Sad to know an young life was taken to soon. Your memory will always be in our hearts.

Karen Hudson
Great Niece

November 29, 2017

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