Deputy Jailer Glenn Moore

Deputy Jailer Glenn Moore

Pike County Detention Center, Kentucky

End of Watch Sunday, July 12, 1970

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Glenn Moore

Deputy Jailer Glenn Moore was shot and killed during an escape attempt by three inmates in the Pike County Jail during the early morning hours.

One of the inmates had obtained a handgun and shot Deputy Moore when he entered the cell block to lockup another prisoner. The three inmates then stole Deputy Moore's keys and used them to escape from the jail. All three were captured within two days and charged with his murder.


  • Age 32
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Apprehended

escape attempt

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Deputy, on this 50th anniversary of your heroic actions, we say thank you for service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 12, 2020

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