Police Officer William Washington Moore

Police Officer William Washington Moore

Augusta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, August 16, 1921

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William Washington Moore

Police Officer William Moore was shot and killed as he attempted to arrest a murder suspect.

The suspect shot and killed a man he had an altercation with two hours earlier. As Officer Moore and other officers approached the suspect he opened fire with a double-barreled shotgun, killing Officer Moore instantly, and wounding several officers and citizens. Officers returned fire killing the suspect.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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