Patrolman Samuel A. Moffatt

Patrolman Samuel A. Moffatt

Peoria Police Department, Illinois

End of Watch Wednesday, November 28, 1917

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Samuel A. Moffatt

Patrolman Samuel Moffatt was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a robbery suspect at Dietz Saloon at 1901 S. Adams Street. Another officer shot and killed the suspect.

Patrolman Moffatt was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Rest in peace Patrolman Moffatt.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 14, 2023

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