Deputy Sheriff Gordon Leon Galemore

Deputy Sheriff Gordon Leon Galemore

Mississippi County Sheriff's Department, Missouri

End of Watch Wednesday, February 28, 1979

Gordon Leon Galemore

Deputy Galemore was shot and killed by an armed robbery suspect. The suspect was later shot and killed by another deputy.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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I visited the Officer's Memorial in DC last week. I took a pencil rubbing from the East Wall and now have it displayed at the Benton Juvenile Office. I never met Officer Galemore having been hired a few years after his End of Watch (I was hired a few years after Mike Ellis). We all hope his family is doing well. And we hope that we in this office are living up to the standard he set.

Deputy Juvenile Officer
33rd Judicial Circuit, Juvenile Division

June 4, 2015

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