Officer Edward McGrath Morris
Mobile Police Department, Alabama
End of Watch: March 31, 1901
Officer Morris was shot in killed while attempting to arrest two escaped convicts in a rail yard on the south side of the city. As he and his partner approached, the suspects opened fire. One suspect was shot and killed and the other was captured. Officer Morris succumbed to his wounds the following day.
Officer Morris had served with the Mobile Police Department for 25 years. He is survived by (information unknown at this time).
May God Bless You and May You Rest in Peace.
A HERO for Sure.
You Served Well