Pilot Officer Bernard Livingston Carter

Pilot Officer Bernard Livingston Carter

Colorado Springs Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Wednesday, May 14, 1975

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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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
God Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

May 14, 2015

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