Police Officer Robert James Ingram

Police Officer Robert James Ingram

Cobb County Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Tuesday, July 13, 1993

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Robert James Ingram

Officer Robert Ingram was shot and killed while checking the identification of a pedestrian in an industrial park in a high-crime area. Officer Ingram noticed the man walking in the area wearing black fatigues and carrying a black bag. Sometime during the stop the suspect shot Officer Ingram in the face, robbed him, and then shot him execution style in the ear.

Dispatchers were unable to reach him and backup units found him in a grassy area. The suspect, who was already on probation at the time, was sentenced to death.

Officer Ingram had served with the Cobb County Police Department for two years. He is survived by his wife, father, and sister.


  • Age 24
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge 0599

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun; .380 caliber
  • Offender Sentenced to death

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Rest in peace Robbie.

The criminal who killed you has died in prison. Although sentenced to death, his time ran out before the state got around to executing him. That just ain't right.

Former Cobb Deputy
Cobb County Sheriff's Office

July 23, 2018

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