Deputy Sheriff Bobby Earl Raulston

Deputy Sheriff Bobby Earl Raulston

Dale County Sheriff's Office, Alabama

End of Watch Monday, May 9, 1988

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Bobby Earl Raulston

Deputy Raulston was killed in a helicopter accident while taking off from the airport in Ozark, Alabama, while en route to Florida to participate in a narcotics training program.

He was piloting the department's helicopter when it experienced a mechanical failure and crashed.

Deputy Raulston had served with the agency for 5 years. He was a US Army veteran and was a helicopter pilot in Vietnam. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 60
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident

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The Police Unity Tour will honor Deputy Sheriff Bobby Raulston in May 2020. We are looking for his family. The rider would like to talk with them. You may reach out to Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors to reach me with family information.

Cindy Hatcher
Alabama Concerns of Police Survivors
Mother of Officer David L Curtis, Tampa PD
EOW 6/29/2010

December 3, 2019

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