Policeman Carlos M. Carrer-Rivera

Policeman Carlos M. Carrer-Rivera

Puerto Rico Police Department, Puerto Rico

End of Watch Tuesday, April 18, 1972

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Carlos M. Carrer-Rivera

Officer Carrer-Rivera accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer trying to control a crowd. The officer's shotgun went off accidentally, striking Officer Carrer-Rivera.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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Officer Carrer-Rivera,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Puerto Rico. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

April 18, 2022

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