Sergeant Edward G. Moore

Sergeant Edward G. Moore

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, July 23, 1976

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Edward G. Moore

Sergeant Edward Moore was killed in an airplane accident in Knox County while on air patrol. During his flight, he encountered severe weather, which forced his plane to the ground near Mt. Vernon.

Sergeant Moore had served ten years with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. He was survived by his four children and parents.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge 50/842

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

aircraft accident, weather

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Attorneys General Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Edward G. Moore of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 85 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

July 23, 2023

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