Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman

Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, August 19, 1984

Johnny Rush Bowman

Trooper Johnny Bowman was stabbed to death when an unidentified male attacked him at his home in Manassas, Virginia.

A suspect was identified but was never charged due to a lack of evidence.

Trooper Bowman had served with the agency for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 1515

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Never identified

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My thoughts and prayers are with you Nikki. You are a mirror image of your beautiful Dad. I just watched fox news tonight and the coverage brought me to tears. My your Dad and God protect you always . Love and good wishes from someone you've never met. Sean.

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August 19, 2014

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