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Trooper Elizabeth S. Cobb | Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama


Elizabeth S. Cobb

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch: Sunday, October 11, 1987

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 36

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Military veteran

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Offender: Released in 2012

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Trooper Elizabeth Cobb was shot and killed by her boyfriend, who was also a state trooper.

The suspect murdered her while she was on duty in an attempt to collect a $350,000 insurance policy. The suspect was apprehended and sentenced to death, but the conviction was overturned on appeal. He plead guilty to murder during a second trial and sentenced to 25 years in prison. He was released in 2012.

Trooper Cobb was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Alabama Department of Public Safety for six years. She is survived by her parents.

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Rest in peace.

Lt. Jim Russo
October 12, 2017


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