Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Edward G. Moore

Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio

End of Watch Friday, July 23, 1976

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Reflections for Sergeant Edward G. Moore

Thank you for your service and today we take the time to remind you and your family that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 23, 2020

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Edward G. Moore of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 74 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

July 23, 2019

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Edward G. Moore of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, Ohio and the additional 74 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

July 23, 2018

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 37th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your family and friends for sharing their devotion to you with their reflections.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 16, 2013

Sergeant Moore,

Thank you so much for sharing your experience with me on my fathers page. It is nice to know that I am not alone in my response to a loss so traumatic. It is not often that I come across someone who I feel understands the things that went through my head at that age.

I am saddened by your loss as well and I know how difficult it was for you to overcome the tsunami of grief that no doubt threatened to suck you under. I know your father looks down and is proud of the life you have lived. I am proud of you as well because I understand that struggle. Your overcoming such a tragedy makes you every bit the hero your father is.

To you and your family, especially to Sergeant Moore's Grandson who posted below, I give you this:

When I my soul has left this world,
And I am no longer in this place,
The only legacy I care to leave behind,
Is the love I gave while I was here.
Everything else,
Was beside the point.


Daughter of Richard Calhoun EOW: 10/1075

July 17, 2012

Sergeant Moore,

I wanted to take a moment to thank you for your honorable service to the Citizens of Ohio. I was a classmate of your son John in the 117th academy class. John was a great classmate and a good friend. I know you are very proud of him.

Sincerely, Sergeant Timothy C. Johnson

Sergeant Timothy C. Johnson

May 24, 2012

Bub, I didn't know about this site until today. I feel so close to you and am so happy to know that you have not been forgotten. I can't begin to tell you how often I think about you and how much I miss you. I always remember the way the room just lit up when you walked in. You have such a wonderful family and you would be so proud of all of them. You accomplished so much and left such a legacy in your 34 years I visit you every Memorial Day week-end, but know you are in such a greater place. I love you so much and am so proud of you.

Love, Judy

Judy Webb

April 8, 2012

Thank you to Deputy E.G. Moore for the thoughtful reflection you left on my father's (Richard H. Calhoun - Houston, TX. PD) page. I was only four years old when my father was taken from us, but my brother and sisters were older and remember that day a little more vividly than I do. Only recently did I find this page, and read the reflections that my sister, Terri, left on the page. I just wanted to say thank you for sharing your story/feeling and connecting with her. Sometimes, just knowing that we are not alone in the way we feel is a great comfort.

My condolences to you and your family on the loss of your father as well, I am sure that he would be very proud of you. :)


Barbara Calhoun

October 24, 2011

Miss you dad.



January 15, 2011

I just read my wonderful brother's reflection. I am so proud of you Eddie. And I know dad is looking down being more proud than you could imagine. But don't say you will see him soon!!!! Enjoy your job and feel blessed that you are able to fulfill your dream. Please be safe. I love you...

Linda Moore

January 19, 2010

I am missing you Dad. Your grandaughter Mikayla, who is my daughter, is getting ready to go to college. And your grandaughter Kristen is pregnant with your great grandchild. Today, after all of these years, I learned of a fellow trooper named Dean had planned to be on the plane with you the day you were killed. What a miracle he had to cancel that day. I wish it could be easier after 34 years but I sometimes find it isn't. I find it surreal that you were only 34 years old when you died. But I thank God that you passed doing what you loved most... I pray you are at peace...

Linda Moore

January 19, 2010

Working the midnight shift and was thinking about you. I miss you more than words can say, but you know that. I'll see you soon. Love and miss you.

Deputy E.G. Moore

January 6, 2010

You are never forgotten by those who still love you.


December 30, 2008

Sgt. Moore

Today when I went to the ODMP site, you were the fallen hero. I was touched by those that have remembered you and even more so those that followed in your footsteps in service. Your are not forgotten. Maintiens Le Droit.

Rest easy Troop.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

September 10, 2008

This past year i have done a lot of thinking about you and a lot of research. Every now and then i go to dads work and just think how serious the job can be. He tells me all these stories, some scarier than others and i just know that my future will be with the patrol.

love your grandson.
Johnny Moore

Johnny Moore

March 17, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

January 8, 2008

I attended the Ohio State Highway Patrol's memorial service for the first time this past May and was moved by the dedication the Patrol has for remembering it's fallen officers. I was also greatly moved by the number of family members who come back year after year to honor their loved ones...some who have died over 50 years ago.

My boyfriend is a trooper and pilot with the Ohio State Highway Patrol. I have always been proud of his job and his affiliation with the Patrol, but am even more so after attending the service. People always use the "words" "you will never be forgotten. The family of OSHP live by those words.

Becky Muncy, widow of Sgt. Marc Muncy
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Franklin County

September 21, 2007

Dear Sgt. Moore, I was on duty at Findlay DHQ at the time of your crash. I never meet you in person, we only talked over the radio. You were a true professional in every since. I will never forget the sadness and grief that we all felt at my post. Over thirty years have passed I still remember those feelings, the grief and concern we all had for you and your family.

Michael D. Hall, former Comm Tech I
former OSHP Employee

February 21, 2007

This is a memorial for my father.

Today is New Years Eve, your birthday. It has been 30 years since you have passed. As you had said, :The whole world is celebrating your birthday today." You would be so proud of all of your children. Your sons are both in law enforcement, which I always figured they would be. You passed doing what you loved best. Being a trooper and flying your plane. Happy birthday daddy.

Your daughter,

Linda Moore

December 31, 2006

Sir I just wanted to say Merry Christmas to you.

Ohio State Highway Patrol

December 22, 2006

Grandpa i have never met you, but I hear a lot of good things about you from my dad. you have been sadly missed and always will. Love you

Johnny Moore

October 26, 2006

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Ohio Highway Patrol. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Sergeant Moore deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Sergeant Moore is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tom Doyle
Cary Police Department, North Carolina

June 12, 2006

Dad, you are and will be always sadly missed. Although you died when I was young, I have learned so much about you since I followed in your footsteps. Thanks for looking over me and keeping me safe while I work the roads. I love and miss you!

Sergeant John Moore

December 31, 2005

Sarge, although I didnt know you, I know your son. You see, he is responsible for getting me a job within the OSHP. You would be very proud of him. He was my sergeant for a short period.

I just wanted to say thank you for your service.


July 14, 2005

God bless you and keep you always.

St. Louis City Police

July 12, 2005

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