Portrait of Metro-Dade Police Department officer Evelyn Gort

Portrait of Metro-Dade Police Department officer Evelyn Gort

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/13804
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  • Portrait of Metro-Dade Police Department officer Evelyn Gort

Image Number

  • PR20274


  • Between 1985 and 1993

Series Title

General Note

  • Evelyn Gonzalez was born on December 15, 1958. Married Michael Brownstein on July 22, 1977 and the couple divorced in 1981. Married Metro-Dade police officer Gus Gort on January 5, 1985. She joined the Metro-Dade Police Department in 1985. On October 30, 1993 Evelyn Gort was shot while attempting to arrest an armed robber (Wilbur Leroy "Jit" Mitchell). Her name is inscribed on the National Law Enforcement Memorial (West Wall, Panel 59, Line 19) in Washington, D.C.

Title of Work

  • Forgotten Heroes: Police Officers Killed in Dade County

Additional Creator

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - col. - 7 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

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