Deputy Sheriff Curtis Allen Bartlett

Deputy Sheriff Curtis Allen Bartlett

Carroll County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Thursday, March 9, 2017

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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.


  • 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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I Can Not Begin to imagine the pain & suffering the family & friends of this Beloved Officer is Coping with this Tragedy. As a Virginia Resident myself, I know how Difficult being an Honorable & Distinguished Police Officer can be. You Will Always Be in My Thoughts & Prayers Sir. The Citizens you served, the Community that Always Respected & Looked Up to you, Will Sorely Weep at the Loss of this Distinguished, Honorable, & Dedicated Officer. Words Can Never Express the Deepest Sympathy that I Feel & Will Always Hurt Due to Your Loss. May the Lord Shelter & Protect You and Your Family Forever. Rest In Peace Officer Bartlett!

Ricky Wiggins

August 10, 2022

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