Deputy Sheriff Carl L. Darling, Jr.

Deputy Sheriff Carl L. Darling, Jr.

Otsego County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Saturday, May 3, 1986

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Carl L. Darling, Jr.

Deputy Darling was shot and killed while transporting a pedestrian he had picked up. The suspect abducted Deputy Darling and then shot him.

The suspect in Deputy Darling's murder fled to Georgia where he was shot and killed by a special agent with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

Deputy Darling had served with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 15

Incident Details

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

suspicious person

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Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Darling.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 9, 2019

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