Chief Deputy Sheriff Clyde E. Hobbs

Chief Deputy Sheriff Clyde E. Hobbs

Uvalde County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, August 10, 1982

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Clyde E. Hobbs

Chief Deputy Sheriff Clyde Hobbs was beaten to death after stopping a vehicle he suspected of containing stolen goods.

The three occupants of the vehicle attacked him and beat him severely. Chief Deputy Hobbs succumbed to his wounds approximately 12 hours later.

All three suspects were convicted of Chief Deputy Hobbs' murder and sentenced to life in prison.

Chief Deputy Hobbs had served with the Uvalde County Sheriff's Office for 9-1/2 years. He was survived by his wife, son, and two daughters.


  • Age 34
  • Tour 9 years, 6 months
  • Badge 43

Incident Details

  • Cause Assault
  • Incident Date Monday, August 9, 1982
  • Weapon Person
  • Offender Sentenced to life

traffic stop

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