Detective Oliver P. Carpenter

Photo of Detective Oliver P. Carpenter
End of Watch: Mon, Feb 8th, 1932
Date of Incident: Mon, Feb 8th, 1932
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 56


Detective Carpenter was shot and killed when he and his partner interrupted a robbery at the Mercantile Trust Company. Detective Carpenter and a company janitor was both killed when the suspects opened fire with a machine gun.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Kansas City Police Department Patch
1125 Locust Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64106
(816) 234-5180


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