Officer Raymond R. Carpenter

Officer Raymond R. Carpenter

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Tuesday, February 17, 1970

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Raymond R. Carpenter

Officer Raymond Carpenter was shot and killed after making a traffic stop of a stolen vehicle on I-80 near Rocklin, California.

The suspect committed suicide as other officers closed in on him.

Officer Carpenter was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the California Highway Patrol for 13 years. He was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge 1992
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

stolen vehicle, traffic stop

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Honoring you today Daddy.
Though the years pass bye,
Time stands still for me.
I miss you and I am so grateful to be Your Daughter.
Thank you for the beautiful knowing you are still watching over me.
Angel hugs and kisses to you..
All my love forever Daddy..
Mamie Rae

Mamie Rae Carpenter

February 17, 2021

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