Officer Eugene Hobbs

Officer Eugene Hobbs

Talladega Police Department, Alabama

End of Watch Saturday, February 12, 1921

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Eugene Hobbs

Officer Hobbs was killed when his throat was slit while attempting to arrest a man for stealing a sweater.

The suspect was convicted of murder and executed on June 16, 1922.

Officer Hobbs was survived by his wife and seven children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Stabbed
  • Weapon Edged weapon
  • Offender Executed in 1922

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Officer Hobbs,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Talladega.


United States Border Patrol

February 12, 2021

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