Patrolman John Edward Moore

Photo of Patrolman John Edward Moore
End of Watch: Thu, Aug 4th, 1955
Date of Incident: Thu, Aug 4th, 1955
Cause of Death: Gunfire (Intentional)
Service Time: 11 years
Age: 36


His wife.


Patrolman Moore was shot and killed on the scene of a reported "disturbance." As he and his partner approached the rear of the building, a gun battle ensued with an individual in the basement stairwell. The perpetrator and Patrolman Moore were both killed in the shootout.

Information obtained from the Officer Down Memorial Page.


Gary Police Department Patch
555 Polk Street
Gary, Indiana 46402
(219) 881-1207


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