Officer Tommy Richard Gober, Jr.

Officer Tommy Richard Gober, Jr.

DeKalb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Saturday, June 28, 1980

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Tommy Richard Gober, Jr.

Officer Tommy Gober was shot and killed and his partner was seriously wounded while responding to a burglary in progress on Aquamist Drive.

The subject who shot him was arrested after fleeing in Officer Gober's patrol car.

Officer Gober had served with the DeKalb County Police Department for 2-1/2 years. He was survived by his expectant wife.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 2 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Arrested

burglary

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice is one that will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

June 28, 2020

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