Dep. Gerald Morris - Car 323 Appointed: 12/08/78End 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.