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Detective Joseph T. Moretti | Revere Police Department, Massachusetts Revere Police Department, Massachusetts


Joseph T. Moretti

Revere Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch: Monday, September 24, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 52

Tour: 18 years

Badge # 113

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 2/13/1973

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Not available

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Detective Joseph Moretti was shot and killed after responding to a silent alarm call at a night club.

He was shot in the neck with a shotgun as he entered the club. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma for 7 months before succumbing to the wound.

Detective Moretti had served in law enforcement for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Teddy - You were a good friend and a brave man. It's been a long time, but I still miss your stories.

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