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Detective Evelyn Gort | Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida


Evelyn Gort

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch: Saturday, October 30, 1993

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 34

Tour: Not available

Badge # 2383

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Convicted of manslaughter

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Detective Evelyn Gort was shot and killed after exchanging gunfire with a person who had just robbed her of three dollars and a set of keys.

The suspect who committed this murder, had spent almost his entire life in jail and had just been released for good behavior.

He was convicted of manslaughter in connection with Detective Gort's murder.

Detective Gort is survived by her two children, mother, brother, and two sisters.

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association
August 20, 2016


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