Officer Darrell Gene Moon

Officer Darrell Gene Moon

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 15, 1980

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Darrell Gene Moon

Officer Darrell Moon was accidentally shot and killed by another officer during a shootout in downtown Fort Worth.

Officer Moon was a plainclothes officer working with the Vice Unit. The unit was attempting to arrest three men when they became involved in the shootout. Officer Moon was struck in the head by a round fired by another officer.

Officer Moon had served with the Fort Worth Police Department for six years.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge 1432

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 13, 1980


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