Lieutenant Thomas F. Carney

Lieutenant Thomas F. Carney

Connecticut State Police, Connecticut

End of Watch Monday, December 6, 1982

Add to My Heroes

Thomas F. Carney

Lieutenant Thomas Carney was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer during a traffic stop on I-84 in Southbury.

He was en route to Troop L when the incident occurred.

Lieutenant Carney was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Connecticut State Police for 17 years. He is survived by his wife, son, and daughter. His brother was a Newton Police Sergeant at the time of his death.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 17 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

traffic stop

Most Recent Reflection

View all 11 Reflections

Lieutenant Carney, it has been 41 years since you were taken from us. New England law enforcement has continued to thrive, learn and become safer due to the traditions and sacrifices you, your family, and many others have made for us. Thank you for your military and law enforcement service.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

December 6, 2023

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.