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Officer Victor Leon Morris | Dallas Police Department, Texas Dallas Police Department, Texas

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Victor Leon Morris

Dallas Police Department, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, September 15, 1941

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 27

Tour: 1 year

Badge # 212

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Officer's handgun

Offender: Sentenced to life

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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.

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Rest In Peace Brother. You are not forgotten

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
City of Upland, CA
September 15, 2017

 

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