Officer Rufus A. Hobbs

Officer Rufus A. Hobbs

Norfolk Police Department, Virginia

End of Watch Friday, July 23, 1909

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Rufus A. Hobbs

Officer Rufus Hobbs was killed when he was thrown from a horse he was testing for police service.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 20 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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The NPD has not forgotten you. We are greatful for the generations that served with honor, pride, and courage before us. May God bless your family.

Maj. L. Carter
NSO Retired NPD

July 23, 2013

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