Patrolman Laverne Harrison Carr

Patrolman Laverne Harrison Carr

Atlantic City Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, June 6, 1929

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Laverne Harrison Carr

Patrolman Laverne Carr succumbed to injuries he received in a motorcycle accident at Morris Avenue and Atlantic Avenue in Atlantic City.

He was on patrol and was returning to the station when he skidded into the safety island and received a skull fracture. He was transported to Atlantic City Hospital, where he died three days later.

Patrolman Carr was a United States Army WWI veteran and had served with the Atlantic City Police Department for at least one year. He was survived by his wife, two sons, and two daughters.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash
  • Incident Date Monday, June 3, 1929

motorcycle, routine driving

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Patrolman Carr,
On today, the 94th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for your Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during World War I.


United States Border Patrol

June 6, 2023

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