Probation and Parole Agent Gerald Wayne Moberly

Probation and Parole Agent Gerald Wayne Moberly

Louisiana Department of Public Safety and Corrections - Louisiana Probation and Parole, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, October 23, 1990

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Gerald Wayne Moberly

Probation and Parole Agent Gerald Moberly was shot and killed as he and an officer from the Mansfield Police Department attempted to serve an arrest warrant on a parolee.

The officers located the man at his home at 707 Laura Street and Officer Moberly escorted him to his room to obtain clothes before being taken to jail. The subject grabbed a .22 caliber handgun and opened fire, striking Officer Moberly.

The man then exited the room and exchanged shots with the other police officer. Both men were wounded superficially and ran out of ammunition. The wounded officer then transported Officer Moberly to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his wounds.

The subject was convicted of Agent Moberly's murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Agent Moberly had served with the Louisiana Probation and Parole for five years. He is survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 44
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .22 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to life

parolee, warrant service

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Agent Moberly,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of state of Louisiana. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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