Deputy Sheriff Robert O. Moore

Deputy Sheriff Robert O. Moore

Seminole County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Monday, June 9, 1975

Robert O. Moore

Deputy Robert Moore was killed while attempting to rescue inmates during a fire at the Seminole County Jail. Ten inmates, including the inmate who started the fire, were also killed.

Deputy Moore had previously served with the United States Army. He is survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 40
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Fire

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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