Detective Joseph T. Moretti

Detective Joseph T. Moretti

Revere Police Department, Massachusetts

End of Watch Monday, September 24, 1973

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Joseph T. Moretti

Detective Joseph Moretti was shot and killed after responding to a silent alarm call at a nightclub at 297 Lee Burbank Highway.

He was shot in the neck with a shotgun as he entered the club. He was transported to a local hospital where he remained in a coma for 7 months before succumbing to the wound.

Detective Moretti had served in law enforcement for 18 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

Bio

  • Age 52
  • Tour 18 years
  • Badge 113

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Tuesday, February 13, 1973
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Not available

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 24, 2020

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