Patrolman Michael Neal Carter

Patrolman Michael Neal Carter

Chester City Police Department, Pennsylvania

End of Watch Friday, November 8, 1974

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Michael Neal Carter

Patrolman Michael Carter was shot and killed when he and his partner stopped a vehicle at Third Street and Central Avenue to question an occupant about a holdup. Patrolman Carter's partner returned fire and killed the suspect.

His partner was able to take the three other occupants into custody.

Patrolman Carter had served with the Chester Police Department for four years and had previously served with the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was survived by his wife and two children.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 4 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Patrolman Carter, on this actual 46th anniversary of your heroic and untimely death, I’d like to reiterate my previous reflection and say that your fellow law enforcement brethren will always remember. Rest in peace always and may God Bless your family and loved ones.

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

November 8, 2020

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