Trooper II Bobby Steve Booth

Trooper II Bobby Steve Booth

Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, June 16, 1993

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Bobby Steve Booth

Trooper Bobby Booth was shot and killed while responding to a call of a man waving a gun north on US Highway 287 north of Stratford at 3 pm.

When Trooper Booth arrived at the scene, he became engaged in a struggle with the subject. The man was able to gain control of Trooper Booth's service weapon and shot him several times.

The suspect was charged with Trooper Booth's murder and sentenced to life in prison in 1994.

Trooper Booth had served with the Texas Department of Public Safety - Texas Highway Patrol for 6 years. He was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 27
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Officer's handgun
  • Offender Sentenced to life

weapons violation

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Trooper Booth,
On today, the 30th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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June 16, 2023

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