Trooper Bobby S. Gann

Trooper Bobby S. Gann

Alabama Department of Public Safety, Alabama

End of Watch Thursday, February 21, 1974

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Bobby S. Gann

Trooper Bobby Gann was shot and killed by an escaped mental patient.

Trooper Gann responded to a call about a stolen vehicle and chased the subject into a nearby abandoned house off of U.S. 31, approximately eight miles north of Prattville. Trooper Gann went into the house after the subject and was shot.

The man was shot and killed during an exchange of gunfire with other law enforcement officers.

Trooper Gann was survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 39
  • Tour 11 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

EDP, escapee, stolen vehicle

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Rest in peace Trooper Gann.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 13, 2020

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