FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 17, 2018
Harrisburg, PA – Acting State Police Commissioner Robert Evanchick has promoted Gary L. Carter Jr., a native of Chambersburg, Franklin County, to the rank of captain and assigned him as the commanding officer of Troop L, Reading. He most recently served as the station commander of Troop H, Chambersburg.
Captain Carter enlisted in the state police in 1994 and was assigned to Troop A, Indiana upon graduation from the Academy. As he progressed through the ranks, Captain Carter served in Troop H and the Bureau of Emergency and Special Operations, where he was a 13-year member of the Special Emergency Response Team.
He was promoted to corporal in 2003, sergeant in 2006, and lieutenant in 2013.
Captain Carter earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Maryland College in 1994.
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