Officer Darrell Gene Moon

Officer Darrell Gene Moon

Fort Worth Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, July 15, 1980

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 (Accidental)
  • Incident Date Sunday, July 13, 1980


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Rest in Peace Officer Darrell Gene Moon. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice Protecting the citizens of Fort Worth, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw on the Souls of the scum that caused your death.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 17, 2016

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