City Marshal Albert R. Gooch

City Marshal Albert R. Gooch

Nocona Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Sunday, January 13, 1929

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Albert R. Gooch

Marshal Albert Gooch was shot and killed while serving a search warrant at a home with another officer.

The homeowner was convicted of the murder and sentenced to 5 years in prison.

Marshal Gooch's successor was shot and killed in the line of duty 9 months later.


  • Age 45
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to 5 years

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Marshal Gooch,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Nocona. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

January 13, 2019

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