Correctional Officer Ronald W. Moore

Correctional Officer Ronald W. Moore

Tennessee Department of Correction, Tennessee

End of Watch Saturday, August 29, 1981

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Ronald W. Moore

Correctional Officer Ronald Moore was stabbed to death by an inmate at the Turney Center Industrial Prison and Farm. The inmate attacked Officer Moore and stabbed him 17 times.

The 21-year-old suspect was sentenced to death but later had the sentence overturned. The suspect was tried a second time in October 2003 and again sentenced to death. On June 3, 2008, his sentence was commuted to life. He has a parole hearing in September of 2023.


  • Age 21
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Shank
  • Offender Sentenced commuted to life

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice are always remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 29, 2020

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