Deputy U.S. Marshal Carl Joseph Kalafatich

Deputy U.S. Marshal Carl Joseph Kalafatich

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Friday, February 23, 1968

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Carl Joseph Kalafatich

Deputy U.S. Marshal Carl Kalafatich was killed in a vehicle crash while serving civil process papers in Hollywood, Florida.

He was entering I-95, from Hollywood Boulevard, when his vehicle was struck from behind by another car and pushed into a truck that was parked on the shoulder. Deputy Marshal Kalafatich was transported to Memorial Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The other driver died of his injuries several days later.

Deputy Marshal Kalafatich was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He was survived by his wife, son, two daughters, father, and 10 siblings.


  • Age 43
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Florida

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DUSM Kalafatich,
On today, the 51st anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for our Country-not just as a LEO but also when you served with the USN during WW II. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Fair Winds And Following Seas

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 23, 2019

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