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Jenkintown Police Lose Longtime Officer



    Jenkintown Borough
    Sgt. Richard Carson

    The Jenkintown Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their own.

    Sargent Rick Carson died last Tuesday following a lengthy battle with cancer, Jenkintown Borough officials say.

    A graduate of Jenkintown High School, Sgt. Carson spent 18-years on the Jenkintown Police force and was also a member of the Independent Fire Company and Pioneer Fire Company.

    In a statement on their website, borough officials called Sgt. Carson a “true community policeman” adding that he will be “deeply missed.”

    Sgt. Carson is survived by a wife and daughter.