Deputy Sheriff Anthony Shane Tate

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Shane Tate

Grundy County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, June 5, 2008

Anthony Shane Tate

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.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 20

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo

June 7, 2018

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