Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Darrell Gene Moon


Length of Service:
Six Years

Date of Injury:
July 13, 1980

Date of Death:
July 14, 1980

Location of Incident:
1100 Houston

Mount Olivet

Officer Darrell G. Moon, a plainclothes officer assigned to the vice squad, died July 14, 1980 from a gunshot wound he sustained in a shootout in downtown Fort Worth. He and three other officers were attempting to arrest three young men they had been pursuing when Moon was accidentally shot in the head with a bullet fired from the gun of his partner.

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