Lieutenant Joyce R. Moore

Lieutenant Joyce R. Moore

Willoughby Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, March 22, 1955

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Joyce R. Moore

Lieutenant Joyce Moore was electrocuted while attempting to remove a live wire from a street following a strong storm. He was attempting to move the wire so school children walking nearby would not be injured.

Lieutenant Moore had served with the Willoughby Police Department for 13 years. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 47
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Electrocuted


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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 Lieutenant Joyce R. Moore of the Willoughby Police Department, Ohio and the additional 48 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

March 22, 2023

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