Police Officer Carlos King

Police Officer Carlos King

New York City Transit Police Department, New York

End of Watch Monday, December 20, 1976

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Carlos King

Officer King was shot and killed when he attempted to take action during a robbery while working an off-duty job as a cab driver.

A suspect attempted to rob Officer King. When Officer King identified himself as a Police Officer and attempted to arrest the suspect, he was shot and killed.

Officer King served 12 years with the department and was assigned to Transit District 2. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge 2005

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

off duty, robbery in progress

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

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

September 24, 2020

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