Patrolman Otis Lee "Sonny" Robison

Patrolman Otis Lee "Sonny" Robison

Lincoln Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, November 16, 1974

Otis Lee "Sonny" Robison

Patrolman Robison and Patrolman Allen Harmon were shot and killed after making a traffic stop on I-20 and arresting a man for drunk driving. While en route to Tallagega to give the man a sobriety test, he produced a pistol and shot them. He was apprehended in Birmingham ten days later.

The 35-year-old suspect was convicted of two counts of murder and sentenced to life.

Patrolman Robison was survived by his wife.

Bio

  • Age 22
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; Pistol
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Sonny, I miss as much today as I did them. I love you, my precious brother. Will see you one day. You'll always be my hero.

Sandra Rorrer
sister

August 30, 2015

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