Deputy Sheriff Goode King Tait

Deputy Sheriff Goode King Tait

Wilcox County Sheriff's Department, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, September 8, 1938

Goode King Tait

Deputy Tait was shot and killed while pursuing a suspect in a wooded area.

Three days later the suspect was shot and killed by a posse near Selma, Alabama.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 75th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

May 1, 2013

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