Police Officer Christopher Mark Goodell

Police Officer Christopher Mark Goodell

Waldwick Police Department, New Jersey

End of Watch Thursday, July 17, 2014

Christopher Mark Goodell

Police Officer Chris Goodell was killed when his patrol car was struck by a tractor trailer on Route 17, near Bergen Avenue, shortly before 1:30 am.

Officer Goodell was parked on the shoulder of Route 17, running radar, when the semi swerved onto to the shoulder and collided with the back of the patrol car. The patrol car was then pushed into a retaining wall.

An off duty deputy from out of state was the first to arrive at the collision and immediately began providing aid to Officer Goodell.

Officer Goodell was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and had served with the Waldwick Police Department for five years. He is survived by his fiancee.

Bio

  • Age 32
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 38
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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April 8, 2018
My Dearest Christopher,
Soon another Police Week will be here. Almost 4 years since that fateful day, 4 years since our lives were ripped apart. I miss you with every breath in my body. Love and miss you, #38. Love, Momma

Patricia Goodell
Mother

April 8, 2018

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