Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 3 years
Badge # 20
Incident Date: 6/5/2008
Weapon: Gun; Unknown type
Suspect: Committed suicide
Deputy Anthony Tate was shot and killed as he and a police officer from the Monteagle Police Department served a probation warrant on a suspect
The suspect fatally shot Deputy Tate and shot the Monteagle officer in the vest before fleeing. The man was located at a home later in the day and committed suicide as officers attempted to talk him into surrendering.
Deputy Tate had served with the Grundy County Sheriff's Department for 3 years. He is survived by his wife, son, four daughters, parents, two brothers, and sister.