Trooper Elizabeth S. Cobb

Trooper Elizabeth S. Cobb

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch Sunday, October 11, 1987

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Elizabeth S. Cobb

Trooper Elizabeth Cobb was shot and killed by her boyfriend, who was also a state trooper.

He murdered her in the parking lot of a church on Dallas County Road 6, near Route 41, while she was on duty in an attempt to collect a $350,000 life insurance policy. The man was apprehended and sentenced to death, but the conviction was overturned on appeal. He plead guilty to murder during a second trial and was sentenced to 25 years in prison. He was released in 2012.

Trooper Cobb was a U.S. Air Force veteran and had served with the Alabama Department of Public Safety for one year. She is survived by her parents.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Released in 2012


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What an insult to Tropper Cobb , letting him out after only 25years life is what he deserved I hope he has nightmares for the rest of his greedy life. No Justice. Fly high Trooper Cobb

Catherine Cowe

April 12, 2023

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