Patrolman Elmer E. Cobb

Patrolman Elmer E. Cobb

Boulder Police Department, Colorado

End of Watch Monday, November 19, 1923

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Elmer E. Cobb

Patrolman Elmer Cobb was shot and killed by unknown assailants while on his way to work.

He was walking from his home to headquarters just six blocks away when he was attacked behind a billboard and shot execution-style. His murder was never solved due to Prohibition-era political corruption.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Case never solved


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