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

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Deputy Goodwin your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Clarke County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

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

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

April 6, 2016

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