Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman

Trooper Johnny Rush Bowman

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch Sunday, August 19, 1984

Johnny Rush Bowman

Trooper Johnny Bowman was stabbed to death when an unidentified male attacked him at his home in the 8900 block of Patterson Place in Manassas, Virginia.

A suspect was identified but was never charged due to a lack of evidence.

Trooper Bowman had served with the agency for 15 years. He is survived by his wife and daughter.


  • Age 32
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge 1515

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon; Knife
  • Offender Never identified

at home

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⋆ 'Rest-in-Peace' Trooper Johnny Bowman, as long as a Virginia State Trooper wears that Patch on Their shoulder, and that Badge on Their chest, You Shall Not Be Forgotten, Sir!

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