Patrol Officer James Moran

Patrol Officer James Moran

Charlotte Police Department, North Carolina

End of Watch Monday, April 4, 1892

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James Moran

Officer Moran was shot and killed while questioning a burglary suspect. He and another officer were on patrol in the early morning hours when they noticed two men carrying bags of flour. When the approached the men one of the fled and Officer Moran's partner chased after him. As Officer Moran talked to the second suspect the man pulled out a gun and shot him. Officer Moran was taken to his home where he succumbed to his injuries two days later.

Officer Moran had been with the agency for three years.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, April 2, 1892
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Moran,
On today, the 120th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Charlotte.


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April 4, 2012

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