Constable Robert Andrew Carter

Constable Robert Andrew Carter

Tulare Police Department, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 6, 1918

Robert Andrew Carter

Constable Robert Carter was shot and killed when he confronted an armed robbery suspect on a city street.

Constable Carter was wounded in the initial shootout and fell to the ground. The suspect then walked up to him and shot him in the head, killing him. The man was taken into custody by a group of citizens. He was hanged at San Quentin State Prison on March 1st, 1919.

Constable Carter was survived by his two daughters.


  • Age 52
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Executed in 1919


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Constable Carter,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Tulare County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

October 6, 2018

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