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Corrections Employee Billy M. Moore | Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

Corrections Employee

Billy M. Moore

Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas

End of Watch: Saturday, April 4, 1981

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Acquitted

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Officer Billy Moore and Warden Wallace Pack were shot and killed by a prisoner who was able to gain control of one of the officers' pistols at the Ellis I Unit. The suspect was acquitted on a defense of self defense, but remained in custody on charges of burglary.

Officer Moore was survived by his wife, two sons, two stepchildren, father and two brothers. He is buried in Pinecrest Cemetery, Troup, Smith County, Texas.

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Warden Wallace M. Pack
Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Texas
End of Watch: Saturday, April 4, 1981
Cause: Assault

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C/O Billy Moore and Warden Wallace Pack, Rest in Peace. Thank You both for your Service and Sacrifice. Your jobs are under appreciated.

I Pray for Peace for your Families, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever pursue and gnaw at the flesh of your murderer! I Pray that his pain and suffering be 100 fold. May his tree of life be forever smitten!

Amen

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, Texas
April 4, 2016

 

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