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Senior Police Officer Dick V. Hobson, Jr.

Senior Police Officer Dick V. Hobson, Jr.Died June 11, 1996 when a foot pursuit and coordinated search for an armed robbery suspect led to a dark alley in downtown Tulsa. Officer Hobson entered the alley with his K-9 dog and fellow K-9 officer Steve Downie. They were immediately ambushed by the suspect who was lying in wait. Backing officers returned fire, killing the suspect at the scene. Officer Hobson received fatal gunshot wounds at the scene and died at the hospital later that evening. Officer Downie received a serious gunshot wound to his leg and later recovered.
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#2 Tammy Angel-Maras 2016-06-11 22:03
Dick, its been twenty years today since you p[censored]ed. I am the paramedic that responded to this horrific scene. I am sorry I could not help you!! The ER doctor called me at home to let me know,,,I had to down my ambulance after that call. You were always so nice when you had to back me on some odd calls. I am glad Dino is with you now and you are 10-8 my friend! God bless you!
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#1 Branson Perry 2014-05-26 15:40
This happen early in my law enforcement career. ...many things have inspired me ti pursue this path.....I am a k9 handler for the OHP now for the past 17 years....the sacrafices made before me are not forgotten! You are missed
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