Sergeant Charles A. Carney – Cranston Police

     Sergeant Charles A. Carney was a veteran of WWII having served with the 873rd Airborne Div. in the South Pacific.  He was first appointed to the CPD in 1943, and served for 32 years before his retirement in 1973 at the rank of Sergeant.  In 1967 he was commended for the rescue of a young child and his mother from their burning home.  He passed away on October 15, 1990, and is buried  in St. Ann’s Cemetery. 

     Rest in peace.