Patrolman Roger Dale Carter

Patrolman Roger Dale Carter

Kannapolis Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Friday, December 31, 1993

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Roger Dale Carter

Patrolman Roger Carter was shot and killed after being dispatched to a residence on Nance Street after a man called the police claiming to turn himself in on outstanding warrants.

When Patrolman Carter arrived at the scene the suspect ambushed him in the driveway with a rifle, shooting him eight times.

The suspect then walked down the street and committed suicide.

Patrolman Carter had served in law enforcement for four years. He is survived by his wife, two sons, parents, sister, and two brothers.

Bio

  • Age 31
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Committed suicide

ambush, warrant service

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I remember this like it was yesterday. I never got the fortune of meeting this great man (I was 12 at the time). Godspeed to your family from the bottom of my heart. I went on to become a police officer for almost a decade and a lot of that was due to you sir.

Master Police Officer (ret.) Chris Hamm
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January 1, 2019

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