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

Detective

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

Incident Date: 10/30/1993

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: 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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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 21st anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

I hold your family in my heart's embrace and pray for their solace as I know that both the pain and pride are forever.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater
February 2, 2014

 

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