Deputy Sheriff Albert Bell Goos

Deputy Sheriff Albert Bell Goos

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 1953

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Albert Bell Goos

Deputy Sheriff Albert Goos was shot and killed while checking on a car that was parked in a pasture.

He had obtained the driver's license and was walking back to his patrol car when the man suddenly drew a handgun and shot him in the neck.

The 26-year-old suspect was apprehended a month later by FBI agents in Memphis, Tennessee. He was executed in the electric chair on June 10, 1955.

Deputy Goos was survived by his wife and one child.


  • Age 63
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .38 caliber
  • Offender Executed in 1955

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Deputy Sheriff Goos,
On today, the 63rd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Calcasieu County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy. It took another two years but your murderer finally got the justice that he deserved.


United States Border Patrol

June 2, 2016

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