Detective Evelyn Gort

Detective Evelyn Gort

Metro-Dade Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Saturday, October 30, 1993

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Evelyn Gort

Detective Evelyn Gort was shot and killed after exchanging gunfire with a person who had just robbed her of three dollars and a set of keys.

She and a friend were speaking in front of 3130 Bird Avenue, in Coconut Grove, when they were approached and robbed by the subject. Detective Gort and the man exchanged shots and both were shot.

The subject was arrested after seeking treatment at a hospita. He was convicted of manslaughter in connection with Detective Gort's murder.

Detective Gort is survived by her two children, mother, brother, and two sisters.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge 2383

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Convicted of manslaughter

off duty, robbery

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It's now 28 years ago that Evelyn's life was taken from all of us. I still see her picture on my wall everyday and see her beautiful smile. Her memory will never fade from my mind and heart. Continue to rest in peace my Dear friend.

Sgt. Joe Wyche (Retired)
Miami-Dade Police Department

October 30, 2021

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