Officer Tommy Richard Gober, Jr.

Officer Tommy Richard Gober, Jr.

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, June 28, 1980

Tommy Richard Gober, Jr.

Officer Tommy Gober was shot and killed and his partner was seriously wounded while responding to a burglary in progress on Aquamist Drive.

The subject who shot him was arrested after fleeing in Officer Gober's patrol car.

Officer Gober had served with the DeKalb County Police Department for 2-1/2 years. He was survived by his expectant wife.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

burglary

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I met your daughter today, during a traffic stop. She told me about you. She was very humbled, respectful, and had a calm jouful spirit. You would be so proud of the beautiful person she has become.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE!

K9 Officer M. Lam
Chattahoochee Hills PD

September 8, 2018

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