FREE e-Newsletter
Important News - Hot Topics
Get them Now!

Dynamic Plaques - FVT Plaques
FVT Plaques is introducing new dynamic plaques to recognize police and sheriff's...

Legally Defensible Training Records

Ask The Expert

Ari Vidali

CEO and Founder of Envisage Technologies

Top News

Video: Ark. Man Shot In Squad Told Girlfriend He Had a Gun

August 23, 2012  | 

VIDEO: Ark. Agency's Suicide Reenactment In Squad

Police in Jonesboro, Ark., say the girlfriend of a man shot to death in the back of a squad car told an investigator he had called her from the car and said he had a gun.

In a four-page statement police offered several new details about the investigation into the July 28 death of Chavis Carter, 21. Earlier this week, an autopsy report ruled that Carter's death was a suicide.

Carter's girlfriend, who was not identified in the report, also told the investigator that Carter said he loved her and that he was scared, according to the police statement. Phone records showed Carter made two calls, at least one of which was from the back of the patrol car, police said.

Read the full Associated Press story.

Related:

Mo. Woman Grabs Cop's Gun, Kills Self In Cruiser


Comments (2)

Displaying 1 - 2 of 2

michael @ 8/24/2012 2:18 AM

No matter what witnesses say the family will not accept the truth. Especially, now that the wonderful Rev. Jackson is involved, he will get everyone pissed off at the PD and shift blame to the officers etc......we'll
have protest marches then he will leave.

Lee @ 8/24/2012 11:03 AM

Why was he in the back of their car with a gun and cell phone? Did they not bother searching before detaining? Sloppy

Join the Discussion





POLICE Magazine does not tolerate comments that include profanity, personal attacks or antisocial behavior (such as "spamming" or "trolling"). This and other inappropriate content or material will be removed. We reserve the right to block any user who violates this, including removing all content posted by that user.

Other Recent News

Video: 2 Philly Officers Bitten by Suspect During Violent Struggle
Police say a suspect who claimed to be HIV positive bit two Philadelphia officers during a...
NC Officer Hit By Bullet Was Shot By Another Officer
A police officer who was shot while responding to a break-in call at an apartment...
Video: TN Officer Shot, Suspect At Large
A manhunt is underway for a suspect who shot a Chattanooga, TN, police officer three times...
2 Officers Shot in Tucson OIS, Suspect Dead
Two Tucson, AZ, police officers attempting to arrest a man on an aggravated assault...
FLEOA Foundation Supports Consideration of Sheriff Clarke as DHS Secretary
Today, the Federal Law Enforcement Officers Association (FLEOA) Foundation announced its...

Get Your FREE Trial Issue and Win a Gift! Subscribe Today!
Yes! Please rush me my FREE TRIAL ISSUE of POLICE magazine and FREE Officer Survival Guide with tips and tactics to help me safely get out of 10 different situations.

Just fill in the form to the right and click the button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.

If POLICE does not satisfy you, just write "cancel" on the invoice and send it back. You'll pay nothing, and the FREE issue is yours to keep. If you enjoy POLICE, pay only $25 for a full one-year subscription (12 issues in all). Enjoy a savings of nearly 60% off the cover price!

Offer valid in US only. Outside U.S., click here.
It's easy! Just fill in the form below and click the red button to receive your FREE Trial Issue.
First Name:
Last Name:
Rank:
Agency:
Address:
City:
State:
  
Zip Code:
 
Country:
We respect your privacy. Please let us know if the address provided is your home, as your RANK / AGENCY will not be included on the mailing label.
E-mail Address:

Police Magazine