30 years ago, Senior Constable Maurice Moore was working late.

10 February 2020

It was 2:15 in the morning when he saw two men pushing a car down a Maryborough street, a car he thought may have been stolen.

One of the men soon fled, and the other was detained – but as he radioed the incident in, Senior Constable Moore was overpowered.

His gun was taken, and he was shot 5 times.

Today, on National Police Remembrance Day, we recognise the ultimate sacrifice made by Senior Constable Moore and 158 other Victorian police officers just like him.

Their stories reveal the very best of us: strength, commitment, integrity.

To them, we say: we will remember you.

Reviewed 26 June 2020

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