Deputy Sheriff Christopher Goodwill

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Goodwill

Webster Parish Sheriff's Office, Louisiana

End of Watch Tuesday, May 28, 1901

Christopher Goodwill

Deputy Sheriff Christopher Goodwill was shot and killed while attempting to arrest a man wanted for murder.

The subject opened fire on Deputy Goodwill with a .41 caliber revolver, fatally wounding him in the chest. The man fled the scene and his body was found in a nearby lake the following week. An accomplice was arrested and charged.

Deputy Goodwill was single at the time of his murder.


  • Age 33
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .41 caliber
  • Offender Deceased

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Deputy Sheriff Goodwill,
On today, the 116th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Webster Parish.


United States Border Patrol

May 28, 2017

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