Federal Prohibition Agent Harold Vincent Mooring

Federal Prohibition Agent Harold Vincent Mooring

United States Department of the Treasury - Internal Revenue Service - Prohibition Unit, U.S. Government

End of Watch Wednesday, April 1, 1925

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Harold Vincent Mooring

Federal Prohibition Agent Harold Mooring was shot while investigating and collecting evidence in a bootlegging case against a tavern owner in Washington state.

A patron identified Agent Mooring as a prohibition agent. He was beaten and shot in full view of his back up officers before they could intervene.

Agent Mooring was rushed to the hospital where he was not expected to live. He did however recover enough to testify, but later died because of his injuries.


  • Age 47
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Washington
  • Incident Date Friday, September 21, 1923
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Apprehended

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 1, 2012

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