Deputy Sheriff S. Robert "Bob" Moore

Deputy Sheriff S. Robert "Bob" Moore

Pawnee County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Tuesday, January 12, 1915

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S. Robert "Bob" Moore

Deputy Sheriff Robert Moore was shot and killed after responding to a robbery of the First National Bank in Terlton. When he arrived at the scene, he fired at one of the three suspects in an attempt to stop the man. The suspect returned fire, striking Deputy Moore in the chest.

Two of the suspects were captured later that day. The third suspect was later captured. The shooter was convicted of murder and sentenced to life. He was paroled in 1937. Another suspect was convicted of bank robbery and sentenced to 25 years. The third suspect was sentenced to five years. In 1929 he killed a man in Macintosh County and was sentenced to life.

Deputy Moore was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 36
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 97th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Laslater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 12, 2012

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