Deputy Sheriff Anthony Shane Tate

Deputy Sheriff Anthony Shane Tate

Grundy County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, June 5, 2008

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Anthony Shane Tate

Deputy Anthony Tate was shot and killed as he and a police officer from the Monteagle Police Department served a probation warrant on a suspect

The suspect fatally shot Deputy Tate and shot the Monteagle officer in the vest before fleeing. The man was located at a home later in the day and committed suicide as officers attempted to talk him into surrendering.

Deputy Tate had served with the Grundy County Sheriff's Department for 3 years. He is survived by his wife, son, four daughters, parents, two brothers, and sister.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 20

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Committed suicide

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