Master Trooper Dean Allen Goodheart

Master Trooper Dean Allen Goodheart

Kansas Highway Patrol, Kansas

End of Watch Wednesday, September 6, 1995

Add to My Heroes

Dean Allen Goodheart

Trooper Goodheart was killed after being struck by a car on I-70, near Oakley, while performing a routine safety inspection.

On May 16, 2000, a bill known as the Goodheart Law requiring drivers on multi-lane roads to slow down or move over was signed into law by the Kansas governor.

Trooper Goodheart had served with the agency for 23 years. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, mother, and three brothers.


  • Age 49
  • Tour 23 years
  • Badge 377

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

Most Recent Reflection

View all 32 Reflections

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

September 6, 2020

Want even more control of your Reflection? Create a free ODMP account now for these benefits:

  • Quick access to your heroes
  • Reflections published quicker
  • Save a Reflection signature
  • View, edit or delete any Reflection you've left in the past

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now.