Deputy Sheriff Robert Curtis Goodwin

Deputy Sheriff Robert Curtis Goodwin

Clarke County Sheriff's Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, April 6, 2004

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Robert Curtis Goodwin

Deputy Robert Goodwin was struck and killed by the driver of a vehicle while supervising an inmate road crew picking up trash along Highway 512, near Quitman, Mississippi.

He was assisting the inmates load trash bags into the back of the truck when he was killed. No charges were filed against the driver.

Deputy Goodwin had served as a reserve deputy with the Clarke County Sheriff's Department for 12 years, and had begun his first day as a full time deputy the day before the accident. He had also served part time with the Enterprise Police Department.


  • Age 65
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

prison work crew, prisoner custody

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Deputy Sheriff Goodwin,
On today, the 20th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Clarke County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol(Retired)

April 6, 2024

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