Investigator William F. Carter, Jr.

Investigator William F. Carter, Jr.

Riverside County Sheriff's Department, California

End of Watch Tuesday, May 20, 1969

William F. Carter, Jr.

Investigator Carter and Sergeant William Rutledge were killed in an automobile accident while returning to Indio from Blythe. The patrol unit they were in veered off of the roadway and struck the back of a truck. Sergeant Rutledge was killed instantly and Investigator Carter succumbed to his injuries six days later.
Investigator Carter had been with the agency for seven years and was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 33
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Wednesday, May 14, 1969

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Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

May 20, 2018

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