Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman David W. Carpenter

Portsmouth Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Tuesday, February 7, 1967

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Reflections for Patrolman David W. Carpenter

We were teenagers together; good friends at a time when life was simple, easy, and full of fun. You would be surprised how often I think of you. What a joy it would be to talk with you now.

Your friend,
Sharyn Short

Edra Downs

March 26, 2022

Rest in peace Patrolman Carpenter.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 24, 2019

RIP my MP Brother.

Dany Gant
Fellow MP

February 7, 2017

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 45th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect and you will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 7, 2012

He was so young. Such a tragic end. You are not forgotten.

Constable Amanda Pandolfi
York Regional Police, Ontario Canada

February 7, 2011

Patrolman Carpenter,
On today, the 41st anniversary of your murder, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the U.S. Army. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



February 7, 2008


Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

February 5, 2008

With veterans day coming up just wanted to say thank you for serving our country and more so thank you for keeping the citizens of Portsmouth and Virginia safe. You are a true hero. We'll cover your beat here, you rest in peace.

Det George Brozzo
Portsmouth Police Dept

November 9, 2007

G-d Bless.

February 15, 2007

Rest in peace Brother. May God Bless you and your family.


January 18, 2006

I remember the day you left so well. You were young and full of life, eager to be a good Officer. You would have been that.

Sleep well, with all the others.

Gayle Karpowski Newton
Chester Police Dept., SC

August 5, 2005

Thank you sir. You are a hero to all of us!

June 3, 2005

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