Deputy Sheriff David Michael Goddard

Deputy Sheriff David Michael Goddard

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, February 2, 1989

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David Michael Goddard

Deputy Sheriff David Goddard was killed in an automobile accident on Airport Road when his patrol car struck a pickup truck.

The pickup truck was traveling with no tail lights on a dark stretch of at 2:00 am.

Deputy Goddard was survived by his wife and three children. His wife also served as a Polk County deputy sheriff at the time of the accident.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Deputy Sheriff Goddard,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Polk County. And to your Family Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

February 2, 2019

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