Officer Jesse L. Morris

Officer Jesse L. Morris

Miami Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Friday, July 8, 1927

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Jesse L. Morris

Office Jesse Morris was shot and killed by a shotgun-wielding suspect who had just murdered his father and shot six other people at a filling station at NW 2nd Avenue and NW 11th Street.

The man was subsequently shot and killed by other officers during a shootout.

Officer Morris had served with the Miami Police Department for six months. He was survived by his wife.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

domestic, murder suspect

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 8, 2020

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