Police Officer Donald Ray Tucker

Police Officer Donald Ray Tucker

Clinton Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, November 14, 1991

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Donald Ray Tucker

Officer Donald Tucker was shot and killed while working on an undercover drug operation with a multi-agency task force in Carteret County. Officer Tucker was making his last purchase for the task force when the two suspects robbed and murdered him.

Both men were apprehended. The gunman was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life on April 3, 1992.

Officer Tucker had been employed with the Clinton Police Department for 1 year. He is survived by his son, parents, brother, and sister.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 332

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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I never met you but I have read countless articles on your bravery, professionalism, and sacrifice. I reflect on your story almost daily as I walk past your photograph just outside my office. God Bless You, "Hero". We will never forget your sacrifice.

Assistant Chief Anthony Davis
Clinton Police Department

May 15, 2020

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