Officer Fred Arthur Wilson Goddard

Officer Fred Arthur Wilson Goddard

Spokane Police Department, Washington

End of Watch Wednesday, March 5, 1913

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Fred Arthur Wilson Goddard

Officer Fred Goddard was accidentally shot and killed during a training exercise on Main Avenue and Stevens Street.

Officer Goddard had served with the Spokane Police Department for two years and in law enforcement for five years. He was survived by his wife, four children, and brother.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Inadvertent)

accidental discharge

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The greatest act of courage was pinning on the badge. Everything that followed was our duty. The heart of the matter is our duty to pin on the badge.

The Goddard Family loves you.

Blair W Goddard P#251
North Las Vegas Nevada P D

June 23, 2020

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