Deputy Sheriff Curtis Allen Bartlett

Deputy Sheriff Curtis Allen Bartlett

Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, March 9, 2017

Curtis Allen Bartlett

Deputy Sheriff Curtis Bartlett was killed in a vehicle crash while responding to assist another deputy and a Virginia State Police trooper who were involved in a pursuit.

He was traveling on Highway 58 when his patrol car collided with a tractor trailer that was exiting I-77. The occupants of the vehicle that was being pursued were apprehended a short time later. The driver of the vehicle being pursued was charged with driving on a revoked license resulting in death and several additional misdemeanor charges.

Deputy Bartlett was a U.S. Army veteran. He had served with the Carroll County Sheriff's Office for 3-1/2 years and had previously served with the Albemarle, North Carolina, Police Department for one year. He is survived by his parents and four siblings.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years, 6 months
  • Badge 122
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicle pursuit
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Arrested

emergency response, vehicle pursuit

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On behalf of my family, I extend our sincerest condolences on the grievous loss you suffered when Curtis was killed.

To the Bartlett family, fellow officers, and all who call Curtis beloved, my heart goes out to all of you and may you find comfort in your loved ones and your strength in your faith. When my son was killed, the entire law enforcement community in our area embraced us in a circle of love and support, and I know you will receive the same support. It makes the unbearable less torturous, and I pray for your solace. I hope that your family knows that a nation mourned for you.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Deputy Bartlett gave to his community and the citizens of Virginia , and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on March 9, 2017.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg Officer Larry Lasater, eow 4/24/05

September 16, 2018

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