Police Officer William M. Carrico Sr.

Photo of Police Officer William M. Carrico Sr.
End of Watch: Sat, Sep 15th, 1951
Date of Incident: Sat, Sep 15th, 1951
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 1 year
Age: 63


His wife and two children


Officer Carrico was shot and killed while responding to a disturbance call at the home of an ex-convict. As he and his partner were driving towards the suspect's home, he shot Officer Carrico with a high powered rifle through the windshield striking him in the head. The suspect then fled in a boat across the Ohio River into Indiana.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Carrollton Police Department
Carrollton Police Department Patch
750 Clay Street
Carrollton, Kentucky 41008
(502) 732-6621
Michael Willhoite


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