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Police Officer Robert T. Moore | Detroit Police Department, Michigan Detroit Police Department, Michigan

Police Officer

Robert T. Moore

Detroit Police Department, Michigan

End of Watch: Thursday, November 8, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 24

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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Officer Moore was shot and killed by one of two suspects he and his partner stopped for careless and reckless driving. As Officer Moore struggled with one of the suspects he gained control of his service revolver and shot him. Both suspects were tracked down with the aid of dogs a short time later.

The suspect who killed Officer Moore was convicted of first degree murder and sentenced to life in prison on April 17, 1974.

Officer Moore was assigned to the 12th Precinct.

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I was in the Academy at the time of Off. Moore' death. Our class was the first that had women attendees. We were split into two sections, men and wome. Off Moore's wife was in our class. It was the first funeral of a police officer I had attended, and unfortunately wasn't the last. I left the DPD after two years and spent my career with Miami-Dade PD in Dade County Fla. However I never forgot that 1st funeral and the impact it had on me. May you continue to rest in peace Oficer Moore, God Bless!!

Sgt. Bill Turner (Ret)
Miami-Dade PD
February 28, 2016


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