Deputy Sheriff Albert Bell Goos

Deputy Sheriff Albert Bell Goos

Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, June 2, 1953

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.

Bio

  • 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.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

June 2, 2016

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