Detective Evelyn Gort

Detective Evelyn Gort

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, October 30, 1993

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Evelyn Gort

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.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge 2383

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

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It's been so long since you were called home. I was glad to see a remembrance post today on MDPD's retirees FB. It is so very important thay your family and friends know we will NEVER forget your ultimate sacrifice. You are the "wind beneath our wings."

Deputy Chief Jennifer Treadwell
Former MDPD

October 30, 2019

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