Policeman Charles A. Caraccilo

Policeman Charles A. Caraccilo

Los Angeles Police Department, California

End of Watch Thursday, June 21, 1973

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Charles A. Caraccilo

Policeman Charles Caraccilo was shot and killed by the driver of a car he stopped for a minor offense. An anonymous phone tip led to the arrest of the 18-year-old suspect a short time later.

The suspect was convicted of first-degree murder and sentenced to 21 years to life in prison on December 27th, 1973.

Policeman Caraccilo had served with the Los Angeles Police Department for 14 years. He was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge 10285

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to 21 years to life

traffic stop

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“What you leave behind is not what is engraved on stone monuments but what is woven into the lives of others.” (By Pericles)
I remember your EOW......it struck a familiar and sad chord. Rest In peace.

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June 21, 2019

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