Deputy Sheriff Goode King Tait

Deputy Sheriff Goode King Tait

Wilcox County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, September 8, 1938

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Goode King Tait

Deputy Tait was shot and killed while pursuing a suspect in a wooded area.

Three days later the suspect was shot and killed by a posse near Selma, Alabama.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 8, 2020

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