Detective Robert L. Zore

Detective Robert L. Zore

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, December 25, 1983

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Robert L. Zore

Detective Robert Zore was shot and killed with his own weapon by a robbery suspect.

Detective Zore was shot after chasing a robbery suspect from Dadeland Shopping Mall. Detective Zore caught the suspect at a nearby Metrorail Station parking lot where a struggle ensued and the subject gained control of his weapon. Detective Zore was shot on the stomach and was taken to a nearby hospital where he died during surgery early the next morning.

The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to life in prison.

Detective Zore had served with the Metro-Dade Police Department for three years.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 2244

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, December 24, 1983
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life in prison

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Bobby Zore only 25 I remember that day.
Resting well until your next shift starts. Blessings to your family for your sacrifice on that day.
Of course doing what we loved,
09/06

Sergeant Dennis Stabile
METRO Dade Police( Name at the time)

December 25, 2019

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