Sergeant Michael J. Carroll

Sergeant Michael J. Carroll

Norwich Police Department, Connecticut

End of Watch Tuesday, December 11, 1934

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Michael J. Carroll

Sergeant Michael Carroll was shot and killed while attempting to take a mentally disturbed man into custody for commitment to the Connecticut State Hospital.

As Sergeant Carroll was attempting to open the door of the man's room at his Washington Street residence the man opened fire with a 12-gauge shotgun, fatally wounding Sergeant Carroll. The man then committed suicide.

Sergeant Carroll had been with the Norwich Police Department for 22 years.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 22 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun; 12 gauge
  • Offender Committed suicide

EDP, warrant service

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Rest in Peace, Sergeant Carroll. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 4, 2012

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