Police Officer Milton Goocher

Police Officer Milton Goocher

Montgomery Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Friday, March 1, 1918

Milton Goocher

Officer Goocher was shot and killed by a suspect who he observed holding a gun. Officer Goocher was on his beat when he observed three males standing together. As he got closer he observed one male was holding a gun. As he approached, the three men ran and the suspect with the gun turned and shot Officer Goocher, killing him.

All three suspects were apprehended and charged with murder. On December 21, 1921, the charges were dismissed due to a lack of evidence.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Not available
  • Offender Murder charges dismissed

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Officer Goocher,
On today, the 96th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Montgomery.


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March 1, 2014

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