Detective Oliver P. Carpenter

Detective Oliver P. Carpenter

Kansas City Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, February 8, 1932

Oliver P. Carpenter

Detective Carpenter was shot and killed when he and his partner interrupted a robbery at the Mercantile Trust Company. Detective Carpenter and a company janitor was both killed when the suspects opened fire with a machine gun.


  • Age 56
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle; Machine gun
  • Offender Escaped

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Remembering and thanking you for your service and sacrifice.

Karen Petree
Kansas City Police Department, MO

January 31, 2015

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