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John E. Moore

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Rank: Chief of Police
Department: Stanley, Wisconsin, P. D.
End of Watch: March 9, 1901
Cause: Gunfire
Age: 42
Years of Service: 6

Description: Attempting other arrest (excludes burglary, robbery and drug-related arrests). Chief Moore and Officer Bratz traveled to a neighboring town to serve an arrest warrant on suspect wanted for spousal abuse. The suspect refused to answer the knock on the door, so the officers entered the residence. The suspect shot several times at the officers. Chief Moore was wounded seriously and died at the scene.

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