Officer John Aquilla Moore

Officer John Aquilla Moore

Birmingham Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, December 5, 1913

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John Aquilla Moore

Officer Moore was shot and killed as he and his partner entered a disorderly house to investigate illegal activities. The proprietress shot Officer Moore through the chest. Officer Moore managed to return fire, killing her.

Officer Moore had been with the Birmingham Police Department for five years. His father was also a Birmingham police officer.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed


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Rest in peace Officer Moore.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

December 26, 2022

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