Game Warden Harvey M. Carter

Game Warden Harvey M. Carter

Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, September 2, 1930

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Harvey M. Carter

Game Warden Harvey Carter was shot and killed in the Slant section of Scott County while questioning a man.

The two began to argue and exchanged shots. Game Warden Carter was struck in the face by a shotgun blast. His body was found 30 hours later.

The suspect who was seen being chased by Warden Carter was charged with murder but was acquitted.

Game Warden Carter was survived by his wife.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Acquitted


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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 2, 2020

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