Dear God in Heaven, please look kindly on your servant, Greg Moore, and keep his family in your heart.
COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho—The Coeur d'Alene Police Department officer who was shot Tuesday morning died around 6:00 p.m.
Sergeant Greg Moore was a 16-year law enforcement veteran, husband and father.
He leaves behind a wife and two beautiful children.
"Words cannot adequately express the level of mourning we feel for Sergeant Moore's family," wrote the Coeur d'Alene Police Dept. in their release Tuesday night. "We appreciate all of the kindness our community has shown to our officers, and the thoughtful prayers said for Sergeant Moore. We wish to express our sincerest gratitude to the dedicated, professional, emergency first responders, and medical team and staff at Kootenai Health that cared for Greg in an effort to save him."
|RIP Officer Moore|
The Coeur d'Alene Police Department is profoundly sorrowful to confirm the death of our fellow officer Sergeant Greg Moore who passed away from his injuries from a gun-shot wound at 5:50 pm today.
Words cannot adequately express the level of mourning we feel for Sergeant Moore's family and our law enforcement family.
We appreciate all of the kindness our community has shown to our officers, and the thoughtful prayers said for Sergeant Moore. We wish to express our sincerest gratitude to the dedicated, professional, emergency first responders, and medical team and staff at Kootenai Health that cared for Greg in an effort to save him.
Please respect the privacy of his family at this time while they tend to funeral arrangements.
Sergeant Greg Moore was a highly respected member of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department who faithfully served his community for the past sixteen years. Among his numerous accomplishments he was honored and awarded the Police Star for bravery and professionalism earlier this year.
Sergeant Moore began his law enforcement career as a Deputy Sheriff for Asotin County Washington in December of 1997 and stayed with that agency until March of 1999. In April of 1999 he began his distinguished career with the Coeur d'Alene Police Department. He quickly ascended to leadership positions as a Police Reserve Officer Coordinator, a Field Training Officer, a School Resource Officer, and in 2012 he was promoted to the rank of Sergeant. Sergeant Moore had many special skills and training certifications including as a Post Certified Instructor in Arrest Techniques, Instructor for Communications, and he was a member of the Hostage Negotiation Team.
In 2007 he was named Kootenai County Top Cop by the Kootenai County Substance Abuse Council for his efforts in DUI enforcement. Sergeant Greg Moore was a mentor and trusted friend to his fellow officers at Coeur d'Alene Police Department. He lived his life with honor, dedication and loyalty as a public servant to the citizens of Coeur d'Alene. Even more importantly he was a dedicated husband and father of two wonderful children.
No further comment will be made tonight.