SALISBURY – Terrence Carraway, the officer killed in the line of duty in Florence, S.C., on Oct. 3, attended Livingstone College.
College records show that Carraway was a student from fall 1984 to spring 1985.
Livingstone College President Dr. Jimmy R. Jenkins, Sr., the Livingstone College Board of Trustees, faculty and staff, alumni and students extend their deepest condolences to Carraway’s family and to his fellow officers.
Carraway, 52, was a 30-year veteran with the Florence Police Department. According to news reports, Frederick Hopkins, a 74-year-old disabled veteran, opened fired on officers when they tried to execute a search warrant. Carraway was minutes away when he got the call to help his fellow officers. He was killed and six others were wounded.
He was described by Florence Police Chief Allen Heidler as “the bravest police officer” he’s ever known.
Carraway’s Facebook page listed Livingstone College as the school where he studied.
“It was clear that he was proud to have attended Livingstone College,” Jenkins said. “We’ve already heard from alumni who knew him while he matriculated here. This is our homecoming weekend, and we intend to pause throughout our events to reflect and honor the braveness of this veteran law enforcement officer, this fallen Blue Bear.”