Trooper James Buford Robinson

Trooper James Buford Robinson

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, December 10, 1972

James Buford Robinson

Trooper James Robinson was killed while assisting Talladega police officers in an investigation of a report of a man with a rifle on Battle Street.

The man shot at both Talladega officers, wounding one, before running approximately 10 blocks and entering a home on Chandler Street. The man exited the home and shot Trooper Robinson in the throat. The man was taken into custody after being shot and wounded.

Trooper Robinson was a Korean War veteran and had served with the Alabama Department of Public Safety for seven years. He was survived by his wife, son, and brother.

Bio

  • Age 41
  • Tour 7 years
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Rifle
  • Offender Apprehended

weapons violation

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RIP Trooper, you will never be forgotten.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

March 28, 2017

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