Patrolman Arlie E. Carr

Patrolman Arlie E. Carr

Chattanooga Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, October 27, 1942

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Arlie E. Carr

Patrolman Arlie Carr was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call at 806 Green Street. He was shot by the suspect with a rifle before he was able to exit his police car.

The suspect was later apprehended after a long search and was executed on December 15, 1943.

Patrolman Carr had served with the Chattanooga Police Department for nine months. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 31
  • Tour 9 months
  • Badge 489

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 24, 1942
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Executed


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Patrolman Carr,
On today, the 80th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Chattanooga. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 27, 2022

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