Patrolman Marvin E. Moore, Jr.

Patrolman Marvin E. Moore, Jr.

Amarillo Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 10, 1960

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Marvin E. Moore, Jr.

Patrolman Moore was shot and killed after he and two other officers responded to a domestic disturbance call on North Monroe Street. As officers arrived the man returned to the scene with a rifle and demanded to speak with his wife. When Patrolman Moore instructed him to put the weapon down the man shot him in the chest. One of the officers returned fire, wounding the suspect, who was apprehended a short distance later while trying to flee. The man was convicted and sentenced to life in prison.

Patrolman Moore was survived by his wife and two daughters.

Bio

  • Age 28
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace Patrolman Moore.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 19, 2020

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