Chief of Police P. A. Goyne

Chief of Police P. A. Goyne

New Salem Police Department, North Dakota

End of Watch Thursday, April 22, 1971

P. A. Goyne

Chief Goyne was shot and killed by a suspect he was attempting to take to the drunk tank. The intoxicated suspect was able to gain control of Chief Goyne's gun and shot and killed him. The suspect then committed suicide.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Committed suicide

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Rest In Peace Chief Goyne, your service and sacrifice is remembered.

Sgt. Jarrod L. Wilson / K9 Officer
West Virginia Division Of Corrections

April 22, 2013

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