Pilot Officer Bernard Livingston Carter

Pilot Officer Bernard Livingston Carter

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, May 14, 1975

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Bernard Livingston Carter

Pilot Officer Bernard Carter and a civilian observer were killed in a helicopter crash while assisting with the control of a riot.

He had radioed in that the riot seemed to be subsiding and that he was going to clear the area. A call came in minutes later that there had been a helicopter crash. Officers arrived on scene and discovered that it was the police helicopter that had crashed.

Officer Carter is survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 38
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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44 Years, and your agency still remembers you. I am saddened for your loss, but grateful for the great life you lived, based on the other reflections written about you. There are many amazing men and women working at your agency at this time.


May 13, 2019

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