Memoriam - Morris
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In Memory of Dep. Gerald Morris

Drawing of Dep. Gerald Morris - Car 323

Dep. Gerald Morris - Car 323
Appointed: 12/08/78
End of Watch: 01/02/81
 

Deputy Morris died as a result of gunshot wounds inflicted on 01/02/81 at the scene of an attempted armed robbery of a store on the far northeast side. The shooter, James Coleman, had killed Deputy Terry L. Baker a few minutes before both Morris and Coleman killed each other in an exchange of gunfire. A second robber, Sanford R. Marshall, was given a 90 - year sentence.