The DEA Honor Roll
Official Line of Duty Deaths
John E. Goggin
Shield Number: 1202
Command: 094 Detective Squad
Date of Death: 05/06/2008
Cause of Death: 9/11 Related Diseases
John Goggin was appointed to the force in January of 1982. He was promoted to third grade Detective in April of 1990. He retired out of the 94 Squad in February of 2002. On May 6, 2008 he passed away from illnesses contracted as a result of the rescue and recovery efforts of the World Trade Center attacks. Det. Goggin’s death was declared line of duty in March 2011.
Detective Goggin served with the New York City Police Department for 20 years and during his career was assigned to the Citywide Street Crime Unit, the Narcotics Division, and several Detective Squads.