Patrolman Robert E. Moran

Patrolman Robert E. Moran

Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Monday, January 10, 1898

Robert E. Moran

Patrolman Robert Moran was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted in connection with a jewelry store robbery. He and other officers were searching a house and demanded entry into a locked room. As the door opened the suspect opened fire, striking Patrolman Moran. The suspect was apprehended and positively identified by Patrolman Moran before succumbing to his injuries but later acquitted of the murder.

Patrolman Moran had served with the agency for seven years. He was survived by his wife and is buried at St. Joseph's Cemetery in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Bio

  • Age 35
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 8, 1898
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Acquitted

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Patrolman Craig Scott of the Cincinnati Police Department, Ohio and the additional 68 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

January 10, 2018

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