Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

ALE Agent I Troy Douglas Carr

North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Division, North Carolina

End of Watch Saturday, May 14, 1994

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Reflections for ALE Agent I Troy Douglas Carr

I stop by this website often after the death of two dear friends with the NCSHP (Troopers Calvin Taylor E.O.W. October 3, 2001 and Anthony Cogdill E.O.W. May 30, 2003).

We all grieve over the lives lost in the line of duty. I hope you can find some comfort knowing that there are countless prayers that go out for your family.

These are senseless tragedies that never seem to stop. God Bless the men and women who continue to serve their communities in our great Nation.

...Gone, but never Forgotten....

Marti (EMT-Paramedic)
Haywood Co EMS (NC)

April 5, 2004

GOD BLESS. GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN. REST IN PEACE MY BROTHER.

CHIEF RONNIE WATFORD-RETIRED
JEFFERSON POLICE DEPT,S.C.

I met Troy at UNCW where we were both criminal justice majors. He was a good person and always had a joke or funny story to tell. I had received the notification that I was going to be hired as a police officer in Wilson only weeks prior to Troy's death. When I was contacted by a mutual friend and was told what had happened, it made me reconsider the career choice that I had made. I had just been married for less than a year when this terrible tragedy ocurred. I thought about leaving behind a family but then I realized a very important point. If good people like Troy (and other officers just like him) had made a choice to deny their dreams, what state would this country be in? Troy is missed and thought about. I wish the family well and pray that God continues to guide you through this ordeal.

Sgt. Stuart Haste
Wilson Police Department

Even though its been along time, You are still truely missed Troy. We were great friends in school and drove alot of teachers crazy talking in class about being cops. After we graduated we went our separate ways to college and finally became who we wanted to be, "COPS". I miss seeing you around but just always remember that you died a HERO!
Rest in peace brother

Ptl. K.C. Smith
Rockingham PD

It's been 8 years since you paid the ultimate sacrifice. Troy was my best friend in college. This is a tribute to him and all the guys we ran around with at UNC-Wilmington. See, even after Troys death most of us went into law enforcement. Vance became a Wildlife Enforcemnt Agent, Joey became a NC State Trooper and even Ken got married(believe it or not). I wish you were still here Troy so we could swap war stories and brag about our infamous Key West trip. In August all the guys got toghther, but it was to bury another friend,,,,Vance. Vance got cancer about a year ago and died in August from it. He was only 31. He will be greatly missed, not only as a friend but as a fellow law enforcement brother. I talked with your parents at the funeral and they are now grandparents. Your sister had a baby and you would have been one crazy uncle!! Your mother hugged me and we cried toghther, she told me these sombering words "remember Troy and be careful out there". Troy and Vance will always be missed and are forever burned into my memory. To all my fellow brothers who may read this,,wear your vest. If Troy would have been wearing his he would still be with us here today. Never become complacent in our job, because we are coming home to our families at the end of each tour of duty. GOD BLESS

DEPUTY SHERIFF W. R. HUGHES
WAKE COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE

I met Troy while in College at the University of North Carolina in Wilmington, N.C. He was a great guy, and had just begun his career with the North Carolina Alcohol Law Enforcement Division when his life was cut short. While serving as a Detective with the New Hanover County Sheriff's Dept. in Wilmington, N.C., I worked with Troy shortly before his death when we served several search warrants and seized a few truck loads of illegal gaming machines. I will never forget how excited Troy was to be involved in the operation. I was shocked and deeply saddenned when I learned of his death just a few short weeks after I worked with him. I will never forget the funeral procession and the hundreds of fellow officers, agents, family and friends who laid Troy to rest. Troy, you might be gone brother, but you are not forgotten!

Special Agent Stanley W. Crowder
United States Secret Service

We miss you and think of you every day.
a friend .

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