Deputy Sheriff David Michael Goddard

Deputy Sheriff David Michael Goddard

Polk County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, February 2, 1989

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.

Bio

  • Age 34
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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The Sheriffs of Florida and their deputies will never forget the sacrifice you and your family made to uphold our laws and protect society.

Your name has been inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs and the National Law Enforcement Memorial and in our hearts. May you forever rest in peace.

A scripture inscribed on the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial:

"Blessed are the peacemakers,
for they shall be called the children
of God." Matthew 5:9

Executive Director Steve Casey
Florida Sheriffs Association

August 20, 2016

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