Patrolman Robert L. Gotel

Patrolman Robert L. Gotel

Monticello Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, August 27, 1979

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Robert L. Gotel

Patrolman Gotel was shot and killed while attempting to make an arrest.

He had served with the agency for 1 year and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 23
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Patrolman Gotel,
On today, the 40th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Monticello. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 27, 2019

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