Patrolman Isaac T. Moore

Patrolman Isaac T. Moore

North Carolina Highway Patrol, North Carolina

End of Watch Thursday, June 17, 1937

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Isaac T. Moore

Patrolman Isaac Moore was shot and killed when he and other officers stopped an automobile with one headlight near Goldsboro.

As Patrolman Moore stepped onto the car's running board shots followed. Shot in the head and chest, Patrolman Moore died shortly after arrival at a Goldsboro hospital. Other officers returned fire as two men ran from the car. The bullet-riddled body of one was found in a ditch about a mile from the scene. The 45 caliber pistol used to kill Patrolman Moore was found beside his body. The other suspect, brother of the dead man, was apprehended several hours later.

Patrolman Moore had served with the agency for 8 years and was a charter member of the agency. He was survived by his wife and mother.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .45 caliber
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 17, 2015

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