Officer Victor Leon Morris

Officer Victor Leon Morris

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, September 15, 1941

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Victor Leon Morris

Officer Victor Morris was shot and killed with his own weapon while attempting to arrest a fare evader on a streetcar while off duty.

Officer Morris confronted the man, who then pulled out a knife. A struggle ensued and the suspect gained control of Officer Morris' handgun and shot him in the back. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life.

Officer Morris had served with the agency for one year. He was survived by his wife, parents, and three sisters.

Bio

  • Age 27
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge 212

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace always and know that your service and sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 15, 2020

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