Bio & Incident Details
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Badge # Not available
Weapon: Handgun; .22 caliber
Offender: Shot and killed
Police Officer Herman Gloe was shot and killed after responding to a burglary alarm at a jewelry store on Pearl Street, NW.
When he arrived at the scene he discovered that the front door had been forced open and he entered the store to investigate. He encountered a man with a .22 caliber handgun and exchanged shots. Both men were struck and Officer Gloe was mortally wounded. Another officer arrived at the scene and ordered the man to drop the gun and then shot the suspect when he refused to drop the gun.
The suspect fled the store but died from his wounds a short time later.
Officer Gloe was survived by his wife and three children.