Officer Eugene Hobbs

Officer Eugene Hobbs

Talladega Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, February 12, 1921

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Eugene Hobbs

Officer Hobbs was killed when his throat was slit while attempting to arrest a man for stealing a sweater.

The suspect was convicted of murder and executed on June 16, 1922.

Officer Hobbs was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Executed in 1922

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Seems this City (Talladega) has forgotten Officer Hobbs. I intend to fix that. I'm deeply ashamed of myself, the department and especially the FOP.

Ken Sisk, Retired, Major Crimes Agent,
Talladega County District Attorney's Office - 14 years.
Talladega Police Department - 21 years.

June 9, 2019

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