Deputy Sheriff Edward Carr

Deputy Sheriff Edward Carr

St. Clair County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, August 1, 1924

Edward Carr

Deputy Edward Carr was shot and killed while recapturing a suspect who had fled after his arrest.

Deputy Carr and other deputies were attempting to recapture an alleged automobile thief who had hidden in a theater after breaking away from the deputies following his arrest. Deputy Carr was shot in the abdomen by another deputy's revolver while the suspect was struggling to gain possession of the weapon.


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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

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Deputy Carr's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 12-12-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
Richton Park Police

December 12, 2017

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